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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Cephalopod Spectacular


Mystery Box

Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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