Better Call Saul’s brother

Steve Featherstone at Popular Science THIS WEST VIRGINIA TOWN HAS GONE RADIO SILENT The town of Green Bank, West Virginia, sits at the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, where cellphones, Wi-Fi routers, and broadcast antennas are all but absent. For most, it is a...

Enough to give you ulcers

Dr. Roy Spencer reminds us scientific consensus has often been 100% wrong, for example the cause of stomach ulcers. For years, ulcer patients were given advice like this pamphlet cover from the 1950s. …Do I need to remind Mr. Gillis [NYT columnist] that the...

last week’s most significant story

No, not the terror attacks in France. No, not the 2000 innocents slaughtered by Boko Haram in Nigeria. It is this: Antibiotic breakthrough may signal the end of drug-resistant superbugs Scientists have come across a potential game-changer in the fight against...