RealClearScience Evening Edition

Thursday, August 28
Synthetic Biology: Opium for the People - Alex Berezow, The Economist
DNA Sheds Light on Arctic's Earliest People - Heather Pringle, NatGeo
'Walking' Fish Holds Clues to Animal Evolution - Charles Choi, Live Sci.
The Poisoning of Africa's Vultures - Darcy Ogada, New York Times
Southeast Louisiana Is Disappearing - Bob Marshall, SciAm
The World's 50 Smartest Cities - George Stone, National Geographic
Wednesday, August 27
First Observation of Death Valley's Sliding Rocks - Alex Berezow, RCSci.
Welcome to Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying - Sarah Fecht, PopSci
Quark Quartet Fuels Quantum Feud - Natalie Wolchover, Quanta
A No-Frills Coat for Designer Viruses - Andy Extance, Chemistry World
Why Is the Left Now Rejecting GMO Labels? - Jon Entine, Gen. Lit. Proj.
Brilliance of Scientific Assumption - Brian Koberlein, Starts with a Bang!
Tuesday, August 26
Poverty & Crime: Bad News for Social Reformers - The Economist
Next Pandemic Will Be Nothing Like Ebola - Wendy Orent, Aeon
Life Under Ice: Antarctica's Secret Garden - Douglas Fox, Nature
Some Raindrops Fall Too Fast - Sid Perkins, Science News
Are Humans Any Good at Pheromones? - Jennifer Verdolin, Slate
Why Do Fingernails Grow Faster than Toenails? - Nick Stockton, Wired
Monday, August 25
How a Mental Disorder Disappeared Overnight - Jim Davies, Nautilus
The End of Tanning? - Olga Khazan, The Atlantic
Parents Think Their Overweight Kids Are Healthy - A. Sifferlin, Time
The Fight Against Food Fraud - Marc Reisch, Chemical & Engineering News
The Strange Rise and Fall of a Medical Journal - Neuroskeptic, Discover
Is Ecology Explaining Less and Less? - Erik Stokstad, Science Insider
Friday, August 22
A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep? - Maria Konnikova, New Yorker
Silence Leads to a Healthier Life & Brain - Daniel Gross, Nautilus
You're Paying for Alternative Medicine - Jann Bellamy, Science-Based Med
It Would Be Stupid to Ignore a Drop in Human Intellect - NewScientist
Lessons from Debating Science with Trolls - Michael Brown, Conversation
14 Facts About How the Sun Will Die - David Eicher, Huffington Post
Thursday, August 21
Genetic Mosaicism: You Contain Multitudes - Kat McGowan, Quanta
Microbiomes Need Big Dose of Skepticism - William Hanage, Nature
Facebook Isn't Therapy - Jan-Albert Hootsen, Vocativ
Hospices May Be Killing People - Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post
Bill Nye Fights Back - Ryan Bradley, Popular Science
Wednesday, August 20
Why Psychiatrists Are Revolting - Antony Funnell, ABC Science
The Complex Causes of Suicide - Cooke, Gilchrist & McGowan, Guardian
Google Knows You Better than You Do - James Carmichael, The Atlantic
How the Human Brain Folds Itself Up - Clare Wilson, NewScientist
We Need Quick Transition from Fission to Fusion - Jason Parisi, BotAS
Rock-Eating Microbes in Antarctic Lake - Irene Klotz, Discovery News
Tuesday, August 19
100K Elephants Killed by Poachers in 3 Years - Brad Scriber, NatGeo
'Salmon Cannon' Could Solve Migration Problem - Josh Dzieza, Verge
Sea Smells by the Sea Shore - Benjamin Wolfe, Popular Science
Children's Drawings a Clue to Their IQ? - Miranda Prynne, Telegraph
Social Media Revolutionizing Science - Richard Van Noorden, Nature
Unstoppable March of 'Valley Girl' Accent? - Chris Stokel-Walker, BBC
Monday, August 18
Stop Trying to Teach Critical Thinking - Dennis Hayes, The Conversation
Scorpion Venom vs. Cancer - Stu Borman, Chemical & Engineering News
The Worst Shark Week Show Ever? - Christie Wilcox, Discover
The Man with the Missing Brain - Sanjiv Bhattacharya, The Telegraph
Narcolepsy May Be an Autoimmune Disease - Alex B. Berezow, RCScience

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