Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’ Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’

In a statement, the American Society of Human Genetics said “there can be no genetics-based support of claiming one group as superior to another.”

yesterday, 20:39
BepiColombo to Launch on Long Journey to Mercury BepiColombo to Launch on Long Journey to Mercury

The European-Japanese spacecraft will be the third mission to the rocky planet closest to the sun.

yesterday, 21:00
Stalking the Elusive Central Park Squirrel Stalking the Elusive Central Park Squirrel

I thought volunteering for New York’s squirrel census would be a walk in the park. I was wrong, kind of.

today, 1:27
Sketchbook | Graphic review: An Illustrated Homage to the Oceans Atlas Sketchbook | Graphic review: An Illustrated Homage to the Oceans Atlas

The graphic artist Kristen Radtke recalls the influence that a book about the seas had on her young imagination.

yesterday, 11:00
Italy’s Oldest Instrument Hints at Sounds of Prehistoric Rome Italy’s Oldest Instrument Hints at Sounds of Prehistoric Rome

The music of the ancient world is largely lost, but recent findings and recreations of antique instruments can give a taste.

yesterday, 16:36
Cy Adler, Pied Piper of Manhattan’s Piers, Is Dead at 91 Cy Adler, Pied Piper of Manhattan’s Piers, Is Dead at 91

Mr. Adler, an environmentalist, started the Great Saunter, an annual 32-mile walk that reawakens New York City residents to the greenbelt that encircles them.

yesterday, 19:31
Q&A: Some Plants Thrive in the Shadows Q&A: Some Plants Thrive in the Shadows

They don’t need sunlight because they are busy feeding on other organisms.

yesterday, 21:17
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