They appear across times and cultures—and our fascination with them may have both evolutionary and paleontological origins
A new analysis of fossil beasts adds a new wrinkle to the story of when the Age of Mammals really took off
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Maybe it’s because of the recent popularity of True Blood and Twilight , but I’ve been thinking about blood consumption a lot lately.
A fictionalized essay on how I imagine the world to be with the advent of addiction vaccines: You open your front door wide, take in the crisp morning air.
For Halloween, I thought I'd republish this old post of mine from July 1, 2010. Blame 'Night of the Living Dead' for this, but many people mistakenly think that zombies are nocturnal, going around their business of walking around town with stilted gaits, looking for people whose brains they can eat, only at night...
In 2009, researchers from the biotechnology company Oxitec released over 18,000 genetically modified mosquitoes in a bid to reduce the wild mosquito population.
This was previously posted on the 27/10/10 on my previous blog Disease of the Week. I have changed it up a bit but its essentially the same. It received an Editor's Selection then so I've left it on the post...
Spooky paleo-papercraft from Tiffany Miller of deadraccoon.com ! (edit:) Here's a bit more about papercraft from Tiffany: The paper sculptures are created with found specialty papers...
Halloween is a time to celebrate the power of disguise. Wherever your travels take you today it won’t be surprising if you bump into a few zombies, vampires or witches on your way.
Standing Out: Marketing Yourself in Science from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web.
Tonight, children (and adults) will celebrate Halloween by flooding out into their neighborhoods to offer tricks and ask for treats from their neighbors.
As a fan of both mystery and ghost stories, I loved last week's special Halloween episode of Castle , in which mystery writer Rick Castle and detective Kate Beckett (a.k.a.
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