Turns out people lie about how much garbage they eat. Even to the government.
Playing a video game as a sexy, crop-topped avatar made women more likely to accept rape myths like "most rape victims are promiscuous."
Introducing iSeahorse, a citizen science project for the armored fish.
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The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.
Come for the science, stay for the dubstep interlude.
Note to self: Move to Trinidad.
The government shutdown is harming important scientific work in many ways, a Nature editorial this week reminds us.
People just need to be petted to know who they are.