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Speaking of Science

By | October 1, 2013

October 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Capsule Reviews

By | September 1, 2013

Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene

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Football Losses Tied to Junk Food

By | August 23, 2013

When their local team is defeated, people seem to drown their sorrows in saturated fat, but uplifting thinking can change the bad habit.

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Roller Derby Players Share Germs

By | March 14, 2013

Team member and opponents exchange microbes by slamming into each others’ shoulders during the game.

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Athletes Are Champion Visual Learners

By | January 31, 2013

Pro athletes can learn to parse a complicated moving visual scene faster than most.

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An Olympic Book Review

By | July 26, 2012

The Science of Sports: Winning in the Olympics takes a timely look at research on athletics.

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Don’t Dope, Athletes

By | September 14, 2011

New doping tests that could be used at the 2012 London Olympics should ward off cheaters better than ever before.

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