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A Prehistoric Murder Mystery: Earth's Worst Mass Extinctions

<i>Paul Wignall is the author of "</i>The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions<i>" (Princeton University Press). He</i> …

Earth Science

Organic Farming Factions Spat Over Synthetic Substances

Here in the news biz, we rely on thumbnail descriptions, sparing you the details. We'll tell you, for instance, that organic farmers aren't allowed to use synthetic pesticides and factory-made fertilizer.<p>In general, that's true. But there's also a long list of pesky exceptions to the rule. And this …

How Your Cycle Can Affect Your Mood

New research sheds more light on how hormones can toy with your emotions (and it goes way beyond PMS)<p>You expect to be a teary-eyed mess if you watch <i>Sleepless In Seattle</i> while PMSing, but hormones could also leave you susceptible to other, more surprising psychological side-effects: A new study from …

Grantham Is Wrong — We Are Not Headed For A Disaster Of Biblical Proportions

Now, nothing speaks to me like data. I'm a numbers person myself. So I appreciated the many graphs and long term data series Grantham's argument are based on.<p>But I've also come to the conclusion that he's wrong.<p>In doing the research that led to my new book, The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas …