• October 16, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The blue LED’s Nobel-worthy lineage traces through N.J.

    In explaining its decision last week, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the group that selects the Nobel Prize winner for physics, declared that ...
  • October 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    8 reasons why we love science even more

    Dear Science — this week, the Pulse team crafted a special show that's like a love letter to you. Here are all the reasons we love science even m...
  • October 16, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Ebola: Threat to humanity or disease of the week?

    The Times' Carl Zimmer on battling viruses that hide in humans.
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why shared decision making may not be that simple

    You're facing a big medical decision. Who will help you call the shots? And what's your doctor's role in it all?
  • October 10, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The emotional weight of ebola for families in Philadelphia and beyond

    Philadelphia is home to thousands of Liberians and other West African immigrants. That means the ebola outbreak abroad is really hitting home for a lo...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Despite protests, massive Mauna Kea telescope breaks ground

    When the average person thinks about high-tech telescopes, they usually conjure images of the space age Hubble Space Telescope. Those old enough to re...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    In recovery, a singing "idol" is born

    Gina Albater dreamed of singing professionally for most of her life.
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Measuring the disappearing wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic

    After centuries of development that has severely decreased their size, wetlands now face a different threat: sea level rise.
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