RealClearScience Morning Edition

Friday, May 29
Your Brain Can't Handle the Moon - Brian Gallagher, Nautilus
What Use Are Mathematical Proofs? - Marianne Freiberger, Plus Mag.
Military Tech: Laser Weapons Get Real - Andy Extance, Nature News
Military Accidentally Shipped Live Anthrax - Robert Burns, AP
One Man's Dogged Search for Amelia Earhart - David Lande, NatGeo
Social Hookup App Use Up. So Are STDs - Elizabeth Whitman, Biz In.
Grading Obama's Bee Health Promotion Strategy - H. Campbell, S2.0
Memory Alloy Bounces Back 10 Million Times - Jonathan Webb, BBC
Reducing Prejudice in Your Sleep - Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard
The Psychology of Drinking Games - Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience
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Thursday, May 28
How I Pulled Off 'Chocolate Weight Loss' Scam - John Bohannon, io9
New Human Ancestor Found Near 'Lucy' - Ewen Callaway, Nature
Humanity's Earliest Known Murder - Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience
24,882 Ways to Tie Your Necktie - Charles Choi, Inside Science
Skyscrapers of Future Will Be Made of Wood - Peter Wilson, Conv.
Across U.S., Heavy Downpours on the Rise - Climate Central
Roads Melting in the Indian Heat - Adam Chandler, The Atlantic
Jupiter, Io, and a Cosmic Zamboni - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass - Natalie Wolchover, Quanta
Do Particles 'Know' They Are Being Observed? - Tim Wogan, PW
RCS Feature: Seven New Discoveries About Mummies!
Wednesday, May 27
Could Hackers Down an Airplane? - Rosenbach & Traufetter, Spiegel
Hackers Hit IRS, Steal 100K Taxpayer Files - Andy Greenberg, Wired
What Would It Take to Send People to Pluto? - T. DeBenedictis, Space
Brightest Galaxy Shines w/Light of 300tn Suns - M. Lemonick, NG
What Fossil Fuels & Porn Have in Common - Alex Berezow, RCS
Did Scots, Irish Beat Vikings to Iceland? - Kristjan Ahronson, Conv.
Seven New Discoveries About Mummies - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Chemistry: Not as Easy as A + B -> C - Bernie Hobbs, ABC Science
Why Can't We All Sing Well? - David Cox, Guardian
If You're Going to Brag, Don't Humblebrag - Derek Thompson, Atlantic
RCS Quiz: The Ten Most Common Elements in the Milky Way
Tuesday, May 26
Slate's Science Page Has Gone Crazy - Alex Berezow, RealClearScience
'Beautiful Mind' John Nash, 1928-2015 - Erica Goode, New York Times
Does Terrorism Work? - David Graham, The Atlantic
So Easy to Fake Social Science Data - Philip Cohen, Family Inequality
Bad News Keeps Flowing from Antarctica - Michael Lemonick, CC
ISIS Poses Existential Threat to Rare Bald Ibis - BBC News
When People Died of Homesickness - Elizabeth Goldsmith, W&M
Why Physicists Love Super Balls - Joel Shurkin, Inside Science
'Crazy Craters' Found in Swiss Lake - Becky Oskin, Live Science
Why 42 May Actually Be the Ultimate Answer - Ross Pomeroy, RCSci
Monday, May 25
Puzzle Shows How Illogical You Are - Brian Gallagher, Nautilus
How I Failed to Defend Organic Food - Iida Ruishalme, Genetic Lit Proj.
7 Common Myths About Meditation - Catherine Wikholm, Guardian
What's Behind Big Science Frauds? - Oransky & Marcus, NY Times
Gold Artifacts Reveal the Scythians - Andrew Curry, Nat Geo
How Rhinos Conquered the World - Chris Baraniuk, BBC Earth
Coming Soon: Engineered Athletes - David Bishop, Conversation
Bacteria Convert Electricity Into Biofuel - Kristian Sjogren, SciNordic
New Battery Could Take On Lithium Ion - Lisa Zyga, PhysOrg.com
Nash's Mind Leaves Beautiful Legacy - Tom Siegfried, Science News
Saturday, May 23
The Ancient Origins of Alzheimer's - Nala Rogers, Nature News
3 Important Facts About Diabetes - Alessandro Demaio, PLoS Blogs
Do Helmets Prevent Head Injuries? - Harriet Hall, Sci-Based Medicine
Cost of Lab-Grown Meat Is Plummeting - Roberto Ferdman, Wash Post
How a Gay Marriage Study Went Wrong - Maria Konnikova, NYorker
Be Careful With Your Skepticism - Daniel Loxton, Skeptic Blog
The Home of Earth's Strangest Reefs - Matt Simon, Wired
425-Million-Year-Old Parasite Found - Victoria Gill, BBC News
Signs of Prehistoric Gambling in Utah - Blake de Pastino, Western Digs
The Real History of Warrior Women - Amy Middleton, Cosmos
Friday, May 22
How Biggest Science Fraud Got Caught - Marcus & Oransky, Nautilus
How Wrong Answers Change the World - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
LHC Smashes Energy Record - Jonathan Webb, BBC News
Tracking Heat from Global Warming 'Pause' - Christina Reed, Eos
Scientists Map 5,000 New Ocean Viruses - Carl Zimmer, Quanta
Why Does Public Accept Biotech But Not GMOs? - D. Hoeven, GLP
Octopus Can See with Its Skin - Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News
Spider Purrs Like Cat to Attract Mates - Andy Coghlan, NewScientist
The Invisible Mountains of Earth - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
Planet Earth Now Has a Flag - Michael Rundle, Wired UK
Thursday, May 21
Cold Kills 20 Times More People than Heat - Doyle Rice, USA Today
El Nino Is Back. Get Used to It - Belinda Smith, Cosmos Magazine
Recessions: Best Way to Cut Carbon Emissions - Ron Bailey, Reason
Oldest Stone Tools Pre-Date Earliest Humans - Rebecca Morelle, BBC
Could Two People Repopulate Earth? - Morgan Kinney, PopSci
One Day, We'll Be Hacking the Brain - Maria Konnikova, The Atlantic
An In-Depth Study of Scientific Spam - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Why Pandas Have to Eat and Poop All Day - Elahe Izadi, WaPo
Quantum Physics: What Is Really Real? - Zeeya Merali, Nature News
The Ill-Fated History of the Jet Pack - Jeff MacGregor, Smithsonian
Wednesday, May 20
Cracked Code Leads to 'True Face' of Shakespeare - Tim Masters, BBC
This Is What Happens After You Die - Mo Costandi, Ars Technica
Math Compels Us to Find Quantum Gravity - S. Hossenfelder, SWaB!
Are Mars's Moons Homegrown or Stolen? - Ken Croswell, Science
Why Does Silence Make Us Hear Things? - Bryan Gardiner, Wired
Can We Create AI that Won't Kill Us? - Charles Choi, Popular Science
Electronic Tongue Identifies Various Beers - Lisa Potter, ISNS
Airplane Bloody Mary Cravings Explained - Jenn Harris, LA Times
The Four Types of Drunk College Students - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Farewell to Nasty Colonoscopy Drinks? - Lenny Bernstein, Wash. Post
Tuesday, May 19
A New Medical Diagnosis for Julius Caesar - Kristina Killgrove, Forbes
How Death Affects Living Minds - Caroline Morley, NewScientist
Suicides in U.S. Are Up, Especially in Rural Areas - Alex Berezow, RCS
Skepticism Greets the Blood Test Billionaire - Kevin Loria, Biz Insider
Teach Fewer Answers & More Questions - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Justice System Neglects Forgiveness - FeldmanHall & Sokol-Hessner, SA
Pacific NW's 'Wet Drought' Gets Worse - Andrea Thompson, CC
Drought: Why California Wine Will Be Okay - Laura Burgess, Vinepair
Jumping Spiders See More Colors than You - Jane Lee, NatGeo
Will Aliens Be the Size of Bears? - Jesse Emspak, Live Science

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