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Biographer Walter Isaacson explains why the future belongs to those who can merge the arts and the sciences.
Performance artist Marina Abramovic wants to build a laboratory devoted to arts and science.
The Science Club meets to recap the month’s ‘Build an Art Machine’ project.
Movie theaters and scientists pair up to present a National Evening of Science on Screen.
Choreographer and gravity-junkie Elizabeth Streb pushes the boundaries of physics—with dance.
Much-maligned moths are more than the butterfly’s drab cousin.
Hawk moths feed like hummingbirds. Ty Hedrick wants to know how they hold steady...
Can woolly bear caterpillars predict winter weather?
Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
A virus known as baculovirus sends caterpillar climbing for the treetops.
\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.