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What the world needs is a great communicator of science who can connect with large audiences, liberal, moderate and conservative, to help explain what science is, and the wonders it reveals about nature and the nature of the universe. So do we have one?
"These are shows by our generation for our generation," Soboroff said. And steering away from comparisons to the now-defunct
What happened to the Brontosaurus? The beloved dinosaur has been a part of numerous museum exhibits and a big part of pop
Human evolution, solar flares, and the Big Bang all made headlines this week. But did you miss the news? Don't worry -- I
HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria counts down the top five science stories burning up the pages of the Huffington Post.
SW: Essentially everybody around the world can be broken down into nine ancestral components, and everyone is a mix of those
From the lightest material on Earth to elusive dark matter, many fascinating science stories made headlines this week. I
A nanotech expert has made groundbreaking progress on an invisibility fabric. Cara Santa Maria reveals what's Hot on Science.
Venom in the animal kingdom often is used for hunting -- it slows down prey, changes its scent for easier tracking, and essentially
From body hacking to a two-headed bull shark, I recently had the chance to reveal some of the hottest science news that made
HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria speaks with Madeline Schwartzman about her book, "See Yourself Sensing," and how hacking the body can bridge art and science.
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HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria talks to David Ettinger about cryonic preservation.
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From one of the oldest-known preserved human dissections, to a "knot" tied with water, the week was filled with interesting
HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent discusses the risks of an asteroid impact with the "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait.
PH: Crocodile tears are actually kind of a real thing. In a sense, they have tears that come out of their nasal passages
A supermassive black hole's speed of rotation, the jaw of a prehistoric predator, and brain-to-brain communication are just
HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria sits down with Paul Haun and David Riherd of the Wildlife Learning Center to explore facts and debunk myths about different animals.
FA: I can make bacteria for example that will convert sugar into gasoline. FA: We’re just pumping all of this wealth out