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In his new book, Paul Raeburn writes of the surprising biological and genetic connections fathers have with their children.
Ira Flatow and a panel of editors and bloggers discuss the year’s biggest science stories.
Four journalists join Ira Flatow to discuss the top science stories of 2011.
From the Gulf oil spill to the creation of synthetic life, a look at the science that made headlines in 2010.
With newspapers and cable news slashing budgets for science reporting, where can you go to get accurate, unbiased science news? We'll look at how science news is changing.
We'll look back on the year's top science stories, and talk about some that may have received more attention than they deserved.
What were the biggest science stories of 2008 - and which flew under the radar? Ira and a panel of journalists look back on the year in science.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t