Charles Seife

Feb. 13, 2015

Medical Fraud Missing From Public Record

An investigation of the FDA claims the agency isn't doing enough to expose instances of fraud and misconduct.

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Jul. 04, 2014

A Web of Doubt

Author Charles Seife spots the falsehoods and fakes that make their way onto the information super highway.

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May. 08, 2009

The Two Cultures, Fifty Years On

Are the humanities and the sciences irrevocably divided?

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cetacean Science


Mystery Box

How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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