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The science of fixing culinary disasters
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How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
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With the release of the DSM-5 this month, psychotherapist Gary Greenberg questions whether psychiatry's diagnostic Bible can truly get at the nature of mental suffering.
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Ancient creatures and an ancient healer
Some beached whales can't be rescued. Four scientists have developed a humane way to end their suffering.
Good ideas vs. stupid ones, beetle vs. beetle, shark vs. whale
We asked a bunch of our favorite people about their holiday plans
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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?
Turkey's salt lakes leave trails of white in Asia Minor.
Stay tuned for next week's earth-shaking study: obesity linked to weight gain
New studies on fitness, fatness, baldness, and more
The science of chocolatey deliciousness
The key is a crispy exterior and a soft interior.
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