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Plants can hear, taste and feel, as Michael Pollan writes in his latest piece for The New Yorker. But is any of that evidence of intelligence?
Pollan once advised, "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Now, he tells us how to cook it.
What does it mean to eat sustainably?
Ira talks with author Michael Pollan about what the next president needs to know about food and agriculture.
Ira talks with author Michael Pollan about his latest book, "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto."
What's for dinner -- and why?
The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts winter weather months in advance. But how scie...
A panel of experts discusses the different scientific phenomena that combine to ...
Psychiatrist Richard A. Friedman discusses several effective treatments for the ...
Sure, it's just frozen water, but what IS ice really?
Cold-water fish and snow-dwelling insects have evolved antifreeze proteins to av...
\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.
\tVideo originally published on ScienceFriday.com on December 31, 2009