RealClearScience Morning Edition

Saturday, February 28
Pluto May Become a Planet Again - David Weintraub, The Conversation
A Brief History of the Speed of Light - Jennifer Ouellette, PBS NOVA
How Mr. Spock Changed Science - Hank Campbell, Science 2.0
Scientists Are Wrong All the Time - Marcus Woo, Wired
You Don't Need to Warm Up Your Car - Peter Cheney, Globe and Mail
Gerbils Didn't Cause the Black Death - Steven Novella, Skeptics' Guide
The Dark Side of Melanin - Anna Azvolinsky, The Scientist
What It's Like To See 100 Million Colors - Alexa Tsoulis-Reay, Science of Us
What It's Like to Be Beaten to a Discovery - Bob Goldstein, Nautilus
When the Earth Swallows People - Daniel Cossins, BBC Future
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Friday, February 27
The 'Pause' in Global Warming Explained - Mark Fischetti, SciAm
Study on Dangers of E-Cigs Debunked - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Net Neutrality: Obamacare for the Internet? - Alex Berezow, RCSci.
Psychology Journal Bans Statistics - Steven Novella, Sci-Based Med.
People Dismiss Psychology, But Not Neuroscience - C. Jarrett, Wired
'Mind Reading' Neurons Help Predict Behavior - Clare Pain, ABC
You're Irrational, But That's Okay - David Berreby, Nautilus
Should Research Animals Be Named? - Michael Erard, Science News
Aardvarks: The Strangest Creatures on Earth? - Esther Inglis, io9
Full-Body Transplants: Six Heady Questions - Helen Thomson, NS
Thursday, February 26
First Full-Body Transplants Coming Soon? - Helen Thomson, NewSci.
The Troubled History of the Foreskin - Jessica Wapner, Mosaic
Monster Black Hole Is Largest Ever Found - Charles Choi,
Giant Asteroid Collision Transformed Mars? - Robin Wylie, SciAm
Forensics: Building a Face from DNA - Andrew Pollack, NY Times
The Twisted Architecture of the Genome - Ivan Amato, Quanta
Food Preservatives Linked to Obesity, IBD - Sara Reardon, Nature
Anti-GMOers Use Law to Harass Scientists - Alan Levinovitz, Wired
Digital Millennials Still Prefer Printed Books - Michael Rosenwald, WP
The Quest for Nuclear Fusion - Antony Funnell, ABC Science
Wednesday, February 25
What Happens When Betelgeuse Explodes? - Jillian Scudder, SWaB!
The Plan to Find Aliens on Europa - Adam Mann, NewScientist
What If Other Human Species Had Survived? - Yuval Harari, RCSci.
Dozens of Mysterious Craters in Siberia - A. Liesowska, Siberian Times
The Internet: The Next Failed State? - Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica
Science's Struggle to Define Emotions - Julie Beck, The Atlantic
Tiny Tubes: Bacteria Can Feed Each Other - Francie Diep, PopSci
The 'Monty Hall' Problem: Everybody Is Wrong - R. VerBruggen, RCS
Why Drip Coffee Is Likelier to Spill than a Latte - Rachel Feltman, WP
It's Easy (and Fun) to Troll Conspiracy Theorists - Ross Pomeroy, RCS
Tuesday, February 24
The $11-Billion Breast Implant Scam - Josh Bloom, Science 2.0
CT Scan Finds Mummy Inside Buddha Statue - Michelle Starr, CNET
The Terrible Truth About Science Shills - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Ditch Dishwasher & Kids Have Fewer Allergies - Cari Nierenberg, LS
Babies Should Eat Peanuts to Avoid Allergy - Jennifer Couzin, Science
Zealots Help Sway Popular Opinions - Ker Than, Inside Science
Game Theory Creates New Evolutionary Puzzle - E. Singer, Quanta
'Weather Forecasts' for National Economies - R.V. Noorden, Nature
Aviation Geniuses & Their Flying Machines - Ben Marks, CW
New Space Race Focuses on Mars, E.T. - Erica Vowles, ABC Science
Monday, February 23
What Antidepressants Do To Healthy People - Science 2.0
What Goes on Inside a Proton? - Jon Butterworth, The Guardian
The Quantum Mechanics of Fate - George Musser, Nautilus
The Best NASA Missions That Never Happened - Joe Stromberg, Vox
The Scariest Spacewalks in History - Becky Ferreira, Motherboard
Climate Skeptic Took $1.2 Million from Oil - Jeff Tollefson, Nature
Anti-Vax Parents Face Jail in Europe, Africa - Alex Berezow, RCSci.
Mosquitoes vs. Mosquitoes in Florida - Lizette Alvarez, N.Y. Times
An Underwater Graveyard of Giant Lemurs - Brian Switek, Nat Geo
Forgotten Fossil Is a New Species - Victoria Gill, BBC News
Saturday, February 21
When Rich People Marry Poor People - Jesse Singal, Science of Us
The Era of Male Dominance Is Ending - Melvin Konner, The Scientist
Your Brain Is Primed to Be False - Christie Aschwanden, 538
Are We Becoming Morally Smarter? - Michael Shermer, Reason
A Finely Tuned Universe - Gabriel Popkin, Inside Science
In Fake Universes, Evidence for String Theory - N. Wolchover, Quanta
Is General Relativity Too Perfect? - Paul Halpern, PBS NOVA
Did Dark Matter Kill the Dinosaurs? - Sid Perkins, Science Now
Black Hole Blast Stunts Birth of Stars - BBC News
Oklahoma Becoming Earthquake Alley? - Christina Boyes, RCScience
Friday, February 20
Archaeologists Stumble Upon a Hoard of Gold - Kristin Romey, NG
Raw Milk: A Great Source for Cow Feces - Hank Campbell, Sci. 2.0
Problems Too Disgusting to Solve - Maria Konnikova, New Yorker
Evolution Favors Bigger Sea Creatures - Jonathan Webb, BBC News
Predicting Which Meteors Will Hit the Ground - Sarah Scoles, NS
Leaks from Gas Fields Are Relatively Low - Jeff Tollefson, Nature
New Nanoparticle Boosts Medical Imaging - Ian Randall, Phys. World
Sunlight Damages DNA Even in the Dark - Sarah Knapton, Telegraph
The Science of Weather Control - Shirley Li, The Atlantic
Pareidolia: Why Houses Look Like Faces - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Thursday, February 19
The Disgusting Dishonesty of the 'Food Babe' - Michelle Francl, Slate
Pain Really Is All in Your Head - Jon Hamilton, NPR
Easy Test May Tell if Coma Patient Will Wake - Sheila Eldred, D-News
Why Pot Gives People the 'Munchies' - Hannah Devlin, Guardian
Forgotten Fossil Is a New Species - Victoria Gill, BBC News
Map: Loudest & Quietest Places in the U.S. - EarthSky
LHC Is Back: 5 Things We Hope to Learn - Emily Conover, Science
Don't Trust Your Theoretical 'Proof' - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
What Really Is Infinity? - Marianne Freiberger, Plus Magazine
Horrible Ways Mathematicians Have Died - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
Wednesday, February 18
What Would It Be Like to Live on Mars? - Joseph Castro,
Another Star Flew by the Solar System - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
How Does Electrocution Kill You? - Tom Hartsfield, RealClearScience
We're Closer than Ever to Male Birth Control - Becky Ferreira, Wired
USDA Approves Non-Browning GMO Apple - Sarah Zhang, Gizmodo
Pipelines or Apocalyptic Train Crashes? - David Graham, The Atlantic
Spotting Lost Civilizations in Unlikely Places - Lizzie Wade, Science
Limpet Teeth: Strongest Biomaterial Known - Jonathan Owen, Indep.
Science Can Answer 'Who Is Thy Neighbor?' - Michael Shermer, RCS
A Koch Brother Everybody Can Love - Hank Campbell, Science 2.0

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