How Much Does This Hurt, Exactly?

Hamilton Nolan · 09/14/11 04:11PM

Pain measurement! Pyromania analysis! NASA rocket! Hefty bacteria! Galaxy shapes! Hot summer! Murderous bird! Flying snails! And scientists playing with hoses for fake experiments! It's your Wednesday Science Watch, where we watch science—in agony!

'Asexual' Ants Actually Total Whores

Hamilton Nolan · 07/19/11 04:26PM

Ant sex! Bacteria attack! Sleep screwing! Quantum internet! Atlantis shuttle! Safe playgrounds! Disappearing diamonds! Star formation! Asteroid scars! And the bug that haunts your every waking moment! It's your Tuesday Science Watch, where we watch science—on the down low!

Women Wanna Talk All High-Pitched When They Think You're Fine

Hamilton Nolan · 06/17/11 03:59PM

Mercury planet! Rat memories! Gray hair! Cosmic blast! Killer lipids! Mind engagement! Cuban seas! Model blimps! And the real reason that women be squeakin! It's your Friday Science Watch, where we watch science—salaciously!

Teen Facing Hand Amputation After Fish Tank Scratch

Lauri Apple · 06/12/11 11:22PM

Fish tanks! They seem like such peaceful places. But as 13-year-old Hannele Cox will tell you, they sometimes contain hidden, flesh-eating bacteria that can seriously mess with your health and your life.