How the ‘identity agnostic’ neutrino exists in three states all at once
In 1938, a fish thought extinct for 65 million years resurfaced, nearly unchanged
Is linguistics a science?
If life feels out of balance, don’t worry – there’s always symmetry below the surface
Meet the lucky little organ that is uniquely dedicated to pleasure
Quantum common sense
White coats and mild manners: how to style a good doctor
Who names diseases?
Watch as the whale becomes itself: slowly, slowly, from land to sea, through deep time
The cosmology of Poe
How an Earth science outsider finally put the Pangea puzzle together
Science has outgrown the human mind and its limited capacities
Models are always imperfect, and the ones we choose greatly shape our experience
How many great minds does it take to invent a telescope?
Breakthroughs, quackery and strange beauty: the afterlife of outmoded medical devices
Science funding is a gamble so let’s give out money by lottery
How footprints trapped in time unlocked a mystery of early hominids
‘I could not but wonder at it’: history’s first glimpses into the microbial world
This granular life
The missing fossils matter as much as the ones we have found
Adrian Currie & Derek Turner
Why we can stop worrying and love the particle accelerator
Energy is like children’s toys: often hiding out of sight, but never actually lost
How the rainbow illuminates the enduring mystery of physics
‘Falsification’ ruled 20th-century science. Does it need revision in the 21st?
Why the hype around medical genetics is a public enemy
Battling sexism and dissension, Marie Tharp changed how we understand the Earth
Science doesn’t rely on luck, but success in science can’t do without it