Column by Nathan Scalia January 15, 2014
Everything you need to know about aliens, the biological definition of life, and SCIENCE!
News by Nathan Scalia January 6, 2014
In 1964, science fiction author Isaac Asimov made a few predictions about what the world would look like fifty years later. Did he get it right?
Column by Nathan Scalia December 11, 2013
Everything you need to know about evolution, natural selection, and SCIENCE!
News by Nathan Scalia
Israeli computer prodigy Kira Radinsky can analyze past headlines of the New York Times and predict the future with incredible accuracy.
Column by Nathan Scalia October 28, 2013
What you need to know about zombies, infections, and SCIENCE.
Column by Nathan Scalia September 17, 2013
What you need to know about the dissociative identity disorder, multiple personalities, and SCIENCE.
News by Nathan Scalia August 6, 2013
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes the reigns of "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" for its 2014 return.
Column by Kimberly Turner July 29, 2013
Let's talk about sex, baby... How do you write characters of the opposite sex who don't sound like a man doing a poor imitation of a woman, or vice versa? What are the real differences in how we talk?
Column by Nathan Scalia July 25, 2013
You might consider yourself intelligent, perhaps even enlightened, but nobody can know everything. How can you write characters that know more than you do?
News by Dean Fetzer June 28, 2013
Before his death, the science fiction author donated a hair sample to be included on a future space mission.
Column by Rob Blair Young February 8, 2013
Why does disconnecting from the web feel like logging out of our own brains? And how can we get ourselves to log off so we can more effectively write on?
News by Dean Fetzer
After looking at a number of studies, researchers believe “reading to a child in an interactive style raises his or her IQ by over 6 points.”
News by Dean Fetzer November 13, 2012
According to zombie neuroscientist Bradley Voytek, the behaviour of the movie’s fast zombies is more like the way ants act.
News by Dave Reuss
We always knew reading was good for you, now we have the hard data to back it up.
News by Dave Reuss August 24, 2012
To honor the late author, NASA named the Mars landing site after Ray. Good job, NASA.
News by Dave Reuss August 21, 2012
If you thought the font was small on the Nook, you're in for a bad time...
News by Dave Reuss May 9, 2012
A new study finds that "losing yourself" in books may change your personality.
News by Rob Hart April 16, 2012
Well, they're not actually reading, but it's close: Baboons are able to differentiate between random combinations of letters and actual words.
News by Rob Hart April 13, 2012
A blind writer in England wrote 26 pages with a pen that had run out of ink--and the local police helped her uncover the text.
News by Rob Hart March 6, 2012
Want to get those creative juices flowing? A new study suggests that you should pack up your laptop and head over to Starbucks, where the ambient noise can inspire creativity.
News by Rob Hart January 26, 2012
Artist Mishka Henner has created a beautiful collision of literature and science--'Astronomical,' a 6,000-page volume that's also a scale model of our solar system.
News by Rob Hart
In a unique fundraising effort, ten leading crime authors are competing for the right to have a morgue named after them in Scotland
News by Rob Hart November 1, 2011
A pediatric gastroenterologist from Israel undertook a study to examine the relative health of our bathroom reading habits, and the results may shock you (but probably won't).
News by Rob Hart November 1, 2011
Utilizing the magic of science and logic, a UC Berkley scientist says that eBooks do add additional weight to your eReader--on the atomic level