Jul. 13, 2012
When a controversial paper comes out, skeptical scientists can attempt to replicate the study. But how many scientists have the time--and money--to police bad science?
Jan. 13, 2012
Tattoos of the science obsessed are featured in the new book “Science Ink”
May. 06, 2011
In A Planet of Viruses, Zimmer writes of viruses that cause cancer and others that cure disease.
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Age of Wonder
Ira talks with Richard Holmes, author of 'The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.'