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May 6, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Algorithms and computer analysis used to track pop music from 1960 to 2010 show hip hop was the single most important event in 50 years.
May 5, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Conventional wisdom about popular music is often mistaken, according to new science.
Apr 3, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Joanna Cole authored The Magic School Bus series, led by the unforgettable Ms. Frizzle. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A survey of medical advice offered on TV talk shows finds that much of the information is not based in science. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 09:16 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls have been arrested in the stabbing assault on another girl, allegedly to please a fictional urban legend character. Continue reading →
May 1, 2014 12:33 PM ET
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opened last week, and it's another awesome example of how science is making their way into pop culture.
Apr 29, 2014 11:16 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Some say an urban legend was confirmed when a documentary film team uncovered copies of an E.T.-themed Atari cartridge in a New Mexico landfill. Continue reading →
Jun 7, 2013 08:46 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Jim Morrison who famously slithered around in tight pants on stage, was known as The Lizard King. Now scientists have named an enormous lizard after the late great rock star. Continue reading →
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