Science Saturday

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It’s starting to look like genetic structure, not mutation, is what makes us different from each other.

The case for parallel universes.

Really want to go zero-emissions on your car? Get your own solar charger.

Smallest batter ever. How small? It fits into a nanowire.

What does your internet browser say about your IQ? Probably not much, unless you’re still using IE6.

Brain shrinkage may be a result of our long life span.


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →