National Magazine Samples:
|Bison versus Mammoths: New Culprit in the Disappearance of North America’s Giants
A scientist turns up new clues to the disappearance of North America’s giant beavers, saber-toothed cats and other large mammals.
|Outsmarting Dengue Fever
Why one scientist is vaccinating mosquitoes, not patients.
|Corals in Love
Why they spawn only at twilight, and only a few times a year.
|Beauty and the Beasts
The sight of a pretty woman brings out the war monger in men.
|Hiking Las Vegas
Just a few miles from the perfectly enclosed, artificial worlds of the Strip’s casinos, there lie some beautiful and accessible spectacles of nature.
|20 Things You Didn’t Know about Clouds
Some are visible only after sunset, none are created by seeding, and one chewed on a fighter pilot for half an hour before spitting him out, alive.
|Winemaking: Science, Nature, and Fancy Footwork
Each glass tells you something about the wine’s milieu as well as the vintner’s approach.
|All the President’s White Women (New York Daily News)|
|Actually, Truth Isn’t Truth (New York Daily News)|
What Would Sigmund Freud Say about Gay Conversion Therapy? (Seattle Times)
|The Supreme Court Meets Sigmund Freud (Chicago Tribune)|
|The Human Animal
Our animal nature is undeniable. Is beastly behavior inevitable?
|Intimacy Across Cultures—and Species
Do rats and pigmy chimps dream of electric kisses?
|The Naked Truth about The Wives of Tall Men
Are they really happier?
|Mean vs. Kind Humor
Louis C. K., the Dobie Gillis show, and borderline personality.
|Tough Love for Dog Lovers
New research shows he (or she) is just not that into you.
|Why Don’t Women Leave Batterers?
Knocks to the head may diminish them so much that they can’t.
|Is America Safer When Good Guys Have Guns?
Homicide data + Crime Victimization Survey Results = Surprise
For Beck and Branch, Rebecca produces the Science Bits series.