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More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
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From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
Overwhelming atmospheric evidence supports the reality of global warming--and humans' role in causing it
It is the best of what's new.
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AquAdvantage salmon--otherwise known as the "FrankenFish"--has been approved for consumption already. But now the FDA has ruled on its environmental impact, and not everyone agrees with the ruling.
The salmon population in an area dosed with iron has doubled.
Peculiar portraits of championship chickens, by award-winning photographer Tamara Staples
The explanation for the infestation.
DNA from fish parts could lead to better TVs and cellphone displays
For the advanced kitchen chemist, or the merely curious-discover the high-tech appetizers, entres and desserts behind today's culinary revolution
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Investigating diseases of prehistory
There were rumors that the African tigerfish could catch and eat flying birds, but it hadn't been proven until now.
With the worldâ€™s wild fish stocks plummeting, experts say that something must be done to ensure our seafood supply. Are offshore fish farms the solution?
The caveman diet, barefoot running, co-sleeping: We spend an awful lot of time trying to live like our ancestors. Here's why that logic is wrong.