Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Podcast: A close look at a giant moon crater, the long tradition of eating rodents, and building evidence for Planet Nine

This week, we chat about some of our favorite stories—eating rats in the Neolithic, growing evidence for a gargantuan 9th planet in our solar system, and how to keep just the good parts of a hookworm infection—with Science’s Online News Editor David Grimm. Plus, Alexa Billow talks to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Maria Zuber about NASA’s GRAIL spacecraft, which makes incredibly precise measurements of the moon’s gravity. This week’s guest used GRAIL data to explore a giant impact crater and learn more about the effects of giant impacts on the moon and Earth.   Listen to previous podcasts.   [Image: Ernest Wright, NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Podcast: Science lessons for the next U.S. president, human high altitude adjustments, and the elusive Higgs bison

This week, we chat about some of our favorite stories—jumping spiders that can hear without ears, long-lasting changes in the human body at high altitudes, and the long hunt for an extinct bison—with Science’s Online News Intern Jessica Boddy. Plus, Sarah Crespi talks to Deputy News Editor David Malakoff about six science lessons for the next U.S. president.    [Image: Gil Menda at the Hoy Lab; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Cracked chemical mysteries for #NationalChemistryWeek!

National Chemistry Week is upon us and this year’s theme is Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry. Here are real-life who, what, why do its! The history of sux, the world’s most discreet murder weapon Because she didn’t die The suspicious case of Miss Sapwell The poisoning of Potbelly patrons How Forensic Scientists Find a Dead Body— […]

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