Nov 30, 2003 By Faye Flam Are humans responsible for global warming ? How hazardous are certain chemicals to our health? To wildlife? To stop the spread of AIDS , what’s better: condoms or abstinence? On these questions, some scientists say, the answers fed to the public depend more on politics than they do on […]
BYLINE: By Faye Flam SECTION: FEATURES MAGAZINE; Pg. E01 You don’t want to mess with a giant squid, even if you yourself are a giant squid. Their embraces end with brutality, maiming and sometimes death. And yet, in the darkest depths of the ocean, some irresistible force draws them together to procreate. When scientists from […]
From the Knight Science Journalism Tracker: Apparently the brain is not the only organ that’s somewhat larger in human beings than in other apes. I knew when I saw a press release from PNAS announcing a new study on penis size and female preference that this research would get some attention. Read more here.