A science salon
A Blog by Carl Zimmer
Posted Thu, 12/20/2012
Not Exactly Rocket Science
Can You Tell What Animal David Attenborough Is Talking About?…
Celebrate the 90th birthday of the king of nature documentaries by guessing the animal he's describing.
by Ed Yong
No Place Like Home
Will the Real Earthlike Planets Please Stand Up?
A trio of Earth-size planets revealed this week begs the question: What does it mean to be a planet like Earth?
by Nadia Drake
Zika Is Likely to Become a Permanent Peril in U.S.
Scientists predict Zika virus will become part of the new normal for Americans, requiring routine vaccinations.
by Maryn McKenna