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Aug. 22, 2014

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Send Messages to Your Brain?

Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.

Microbes Thrive in Antarctic Lake Buried Beneath Ice

Microbes have made a home in a lake trapped beneath an 800-meter-thick ice sheet in Antarctica.

The SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Dune’

The SciFri Book Club concludes its discussion of Frank Herbert’s ecological epic, Dune.

Oceans Act As the World's Thermostat

Global temperatures hit a plateau at the turn of the 21st century. Now researchers say they've discovered where that missing heat was hiding: in the oceans.

Making ‘Masstransiscope’

A filmmaker uses science to transform the New York City subway into a movie theater.

Neanderthals and Modern Humans Mingled for Millennia

New, more accurate radiocarbon dating suggests the two cultures co-existed in Europe for nearly 5,000 years.

‘Evolutionary Misfit’ Finds Its Way Into the Family Tree

Scientists piece together how a 14-legged Cambrian worm is related to modern animals.

Tar Noir

Using paleoforensics, researchers recount the grim details of life and death at the the La Brea Tar Pits.

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

Using paleoforensics, researchers recount the grim details of life and death at the the La Brea Tar Pits.

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