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The stories we tell about the epidemic get things backward.
Three years of darkness and cold spawned crime, poverty, and a literary masterpiece.
The cosmological constant and the creation of the universe.
The captivating horror of category violation.
What the existence of zombies would do to our philosophy of mind.
This month’s Ingenious, Stephen T. Asma, on what haunts us.
The science of the wandering mind.
We are ignoring the gains that balance the losses.
How a destructive idea paved the way for modern math.
We have long known that we can catch germs while traveling. Recent years have shown that we can also bring home bed bugs. A 2014 study informs us that by merely plopping into the seat…Read More
From the 12th century onward there were two distinct attitudes to cats. For many people the cat population operated as important rodent-controllers, and every so often a cat would go beyond…Read More
Thirty thousand years ago, a woolly mammoth in Siberia shed a giant virus. It soon became encased in ice and, for tens of thousands of years, the virus slept. As global temperatures warm…Read More
Finding regularity in nature is the bread and butter of science. We know that reptiles lay eggs, while mammals bear live young; the Earth revolves around the sun every 365.25 days;…Read More