Dazzling new art display pays homage to Carl Sagan with 12,000 LEDs of swirling light

A brand new art installation honoring the memory and work of astronomer Carl Sagan has been unveiled at the Cornell University Campus. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the dynamic light display is located on the ceiling of the Sherry and Joel Mallin Sculpture Court — what can be seen on campus and from within the… » 11/23/12 6:30am 11/23/12 6:30am

Check out the winners of this year's Dance Your PhD Competition!

For the last four years, scientists from around the world have been participating in Science's Dance Your PhD contest. The rules of the competition are simple: convey your graduate work in the form of interpretive dance. Creativity will win you points, as will scientific merit; but only by combining the two do you… » 10/20/11 11:09am 10/20/11 11:09am

Your dinnerware may be sabotaging your diet

Most people make upwards of 250 food-related decisions a day. Sound high? That's because researchers believe the majority of these decisions are made unconsciously, and that many of our eating habits are actually driven by subtle environmental cues. How we manipulate these cues can have a huge impact on our eating… » 8/31/11 11:38am 8/31/11 11:38am