The Minimalist Brain
Artist Greg Dunn combines his two passions: neuroscience and Asian-inspired painting.
Edward Tufte Wants You to See Better
The “Galileo of graphics” discusses his latest project: helping people to see information through “fresh” eyes.
An Illustrated Guide to the Mysterious
In a new book, artists illustrate the big (and not-so-big) questions in science.
Getting a Handle on Why Fingers Wrinkle
Only a handful of researchers (ever) have looked into why fingers get pruney after a water bath.
A Fallacy of Biblical Proportion
An excerpt from “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease.”
Nothing But ‘Flower’
A new book strips the meaning from the blooms.
Looking Back on a Year in Science
What are your picks for the top science stories of 2012?
Science Looked Good in 2012
Catfish eating pigeons, water traveling uphill, a blue whale barrel roll, and other science cinema highlights from the year.
Reel Science Friday: 2012 Highlights
Catfish eating pigeons, water traveling uphill, a blue whale barrel roll—we’re taking a stroll down memory lane for a look at the year’s best moments in science cinema. What were your favorite science videos of 2012?
SciFri Book Club Catches ‘The Andromeda Strain’
The Michael Crichton classic tops the reading list.