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A Climate Model: Nothing Like Heidi Klum

You often hear the term “climate model” thrown around in the news or in scientific reports but what does that even mean?

Rio 2016: This is your Olympian on dope

At the Olympics opening ceremony today, we’ll see a lot of excitement, a lot of patriotism, and a lot of hope. What we won’t see are a lot of Russian track athletes.

Flavor tripping on the REAL miracle fruit

Are you ready to experience fruit like never before?

Law & Order: Microbiome Unit

Like the infamous Pig-Pen from the Charlie Brown comics, we constantly jettison our skin microbes into the air and onto the surfaces we touch.

Research on caffeine and health suggests it’s all about the timing

Consuming caffeine in adolescence can alter the brain to become more sensitive to addictive drugs in adulthood, according to a study by CU Boulder neuroscientists.

A brief history of science funding (and how you can help!)

How can you make sure scientists develop the next Honeycrisp apple?

Brain Freeze Explained!

What causes this super intense, short-lived pain?

Ten-hundred word challenge, part two: Sick bags and muscle parts in the brain

Our writers take a crack at simplifying their research on how immune cells target and kill cancer cells, and why muscle proteins have been found in brain and ear cells.

Eat This, Not That: The Problem with Superfoods Reporting

Reporters aren’t always doing their homework – maybe we should be.