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 »

Hungry? History has lessons for improving farm productivity.

After World War II, the “green revolution” sparked an explosion in farm output in developing countries. What can we learn? More »

Wall St. Weak: Psychology of the Stock Market

Why does Wall St. go off a cliff once in a while? Can you predict the market by throwing darts? More »

Lice: Head Ready? Start Your Combs!

Along with the students, head lice are heading back to school this fall. Researchers say combs are the best way to dismiss to lice. More »