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Apr. 18, 2014

The Sticky Science Behind Maple Syrup

Plant physiologist Abby van den Berg traces how maple sap flows through trees and onto your plate.

Discovering Your Inner Fish

Evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin takes us through the evolutionary story of how the human body evolved from our fish and reptilian ancestors.

Amir Aczel: 'Why Science Does Not Disprove God'

Aczel's latest book chronicles the New Atheist movement, taking aim at scientists like Richard Dawkins.

How a Warming Planet Will Change What's on Your Plate

Climate change has already cut yields of wheat and corn, taking a bite out of gains achieved by better farming technology.

Spotting Earth's Cousin in the Cosmos

Astronomers have found a planet about the size of Earth, far enough from its star to host liquid water.

E.O. Wilson: ‘A Window on Eternity’

E.O. Wilson discusses the recovery and biodiversity of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park.

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By vacuum-sucking sap directly from the cut tops of juvenile maple trees, the researchers may revolutionize the maple syrup industry.

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