Science Magazine


  • Show Me You Know

    My environmental science classes are making models. Specifically, they are making models of aquifers. Most are making literal models of aquifers, complete with... Read more

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago by   Mrsebiology
  • Did Endurance Running Drive Human Evolution?

    Some argue endurance running was a key driving force of our evolution. I disagree Read more

    The 26 January 2015 by   Reprieve
  • A Bicycle for the Mind

    I’ve been doing some work recently with a school that’s using iPads with their kids, and was asked to give a talk on the topic “The place of iPads in teaching... Read more

    The 24 January 2015 by   Betchaboy
  • Cool Optical Illusion–cross Your Eyes and Try to Align These Circles

    Try and cross your eyes to make the top gridded circles overlap. Give up? Try doing it on the bottom ones that are surrounded by the border.A lot easier, right? Read more

    The 23 January 2015 by   Neuroamer
  • The Losing Battle For Perpetual Reward

    Or why you can't stay high forever. The amphetamine high, like the cocaine high, is a marvel of biochemical efficiency. Stimulants work primarily by blocking th... Read more

    The 23 January 2015 by   Dirkh
  • 5 Great Conversion Ready Landing Pages

    Ever wondered what went wrong, as you planned worked hard to optimize your website in every aspect of web designing SEO. But the conversion rate now you... Read more

    The 23 January 2015 by   Gaurav Tiwari
  • The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

    Pauling at his living room press conference, October 1963. Image credit: James McClanahan.[Ed Note: This is part one of a six-post series examining Pauling’s... Read more

    The 21 January 2015 by   Scarc
  • It's Time to Relabel the Brain

    Another day, another study finds that 'visual' cortex is activated by something other than information from the eyes:A research team from the Hebrew University... Read more

    The 20 January 2015 by   Andrew D Wilson
  • I'm So Nosy

    "I'm allowed to be nosy about your learning - it's my job."I say that to students about 3-4 times a week, after a student has acted surprised that I want to... Read more

    The 19 January 2015 by   Mrsebiology
  • The Demise of the American Cappuccino

    When I was at post doc at BU in the nineties, I used to go to a cafe on Commonwealth Ave just down the street from my office on Cummington Street. Read more

    The 19 January 2015 by   Ccc1685