science

Just How Close Was the Crappy Comedy ‘Bio-Dome’ to the Real-Life Biosphere 2 Experiment?

With Biosphere 2 documentary ‘Spaceship Earth’ out now, let’s see if the much-maligned Pauly Shore vehicle at least had its facts straight

I Astral-Projected My Way Out of Quarantine

It took all the psychic power in the universe to send me on an out-of-body experience to the local kebab house

In the Covid Crisis, the Corvid Is Having a Moment

We talked to an environmental scientist about the sudden interest in corvid crows — the birds currently mating in peace while we’re all stuck inside

A Gene Called ‘Sonic Hedgehog’ Is Behind the Weirdest Coronavirus Symptoms

Even more intriguing is why scientists named a gene after Sonic in the first place