Tag: science

Why do we have allergies?

This story first appeared on Mosaic and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. By Carl Zimmer Allergies such as peanut allergy and hay fever...

How the zebra got its stripes, with Alan Turing

What makes animals such as the zebra or leopard develop intricate patterns on this skin? We go deep into the questions revolving around the colors of the animal kingdom.

Mythbusters explode into a musem near you

I’ve always been a sucker for pop culture inspired museum exhibitions. From Harry Potter to Lego, these exhibitions bring a contemporary feel to institutions...