Bye-Bye Why Files
World’s first general science magazine written exclusively for the web closes up shop after two decades online

Why Files announces its demise after 20 years on the web, and recounts how technological and social change was reflected in its pages. More »

Learning Language

Where did our capacity for language originate? Is language a uniquely human gift? Can a computer help a dyslexic learn language? More »

Reprocessing nuclear fuel: A cure that's worse than the disease?

With the Nevada waste dump 20 years late, deadly radwaste still piles up. What should we do about the waste? The debate continues. More »

Candy: You'll Eat More if it's Handy!

You eat more candies if they are visible and/or close at hand. More »