Science Solitaire is a weekly passionate hunt to understand this expanding, accelerating universe of beings and things by looking at what science has come upon, so far. Written by science writer and author Maria Isabel Garcia.
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Think about this when you are bored

Being bored is not a simple matter

Being bored is not a simple matter

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Think about this when you are bored

Could 'death' now be a box that you tick or not tick when you are born?

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Why do we have to die?

Mental conditions are real, and they have a biological basis – which means it has a ...

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Is it just really all in your head?

Our lives are entwined with material stuff, more than we care to admit or affirm

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A secret map of your house

Race is a myth because each of us is jigsaw puzzle with 3 billion pairs that form a ...

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Would things change if we never ever say 'race' again?

Here are some interesting things we have learned about sleep

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10 strange things about sleep

Humans have brains that crave for some assurance, even momentarily, in the face of ...

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The surprising effect of rituals

Why are we more given to bragging about 'smarts' than 'grit' or 'perseverance'?

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So your mom says you were born smart. Now what?

A look back at a strange time when animals were put on trial – complete with ...

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Hayop ah!

Do we perform better when we hear ourselves verbalize an instruction meant for ourselves ...

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Why you talk to yourself and why you answer back