VOLUME 102 | NUMBER 3 | May 2014
An invasive pest threatens America's orange groves. Saving them may require early detection and genetic engineering.
Is numerical mimicry a third way of establishing truth?
A woodworker becomes a scientist in seeking out the perfect fungal pigments
Visual depictions of auras offer an inside peek into the sensory chaos that lies behind a migraine’s debilitating pain.
A new global survey gets the best look yet at the world’s imperiled coral reefs.
An interview with Matthew DeLisa about the protein assembly lines at work inside our cells
Designed to keep shirts clean and tools handy, this ubiquitous invention declined into a social stigma but rebounded as a symbol of nerd pride
Mozambique's astonishingly diverse national park was decimated during a bloody uprising. Now it is rebounding, with the aid of some tiny helpers.
The latest neural networks learn to see and hear, and maybe even dream.
Determining whether numbers truly can have no pattern has implications for quantum mechanics, not to mention the stock market and data security.
Often synonymous with international espionage, secret writing also had a long-forgotten heyday in stage magic and science demonstrations.
The life and times of the ship that carried Darwin on his famous voyage.
A matrix of phenomic, genomic, and fossil evidence supports the scientific account of how the animals exploded in diversity 65 million years ago.
A review of The Secret Language of Color: Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Violet, by Joann Eckstut and Arielle Eckstut
A review of Plastic Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, by Patricia Newman
A review of How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction, by Robert Martin
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