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Articles by Tarah Knaresboro

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Renegade Muffins

How to Put Just About Anything Into Muffins—and Like it

Metabolics, Mar 25 2011

by Tarah Knaresboro

Few specimens have achieved the adoration and ubiquity of the breakfast muffin. They’re universally understood and beloved: “Oh, what’s that you’re …

Botany in Vignettes

Science, Apr 08 2010

by Tarah Knaresboro

He walked into class with a big red sweater draped over the skinniest, oldest shoulders I had ever seen. He spoke …

Eulogy: To the Dead of the Decade

Science, Dec 03 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

2000The last Pyrenean ibex, a type of Spanish wild goat, is laid to rest. In their heyday, this subspecies of ibex …

NEURALGIA: UNTRACEABLE TORTURE

leftsidebartag, Nov 12 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

Wilder Penfield hovers over his patients, gentlyprobing their brains. Locally anesthetized butconscious, the test subjects respond to theresearcher’s pokes. He prods …

NEURALGIA: UNTRACEABLE TORTURE

Science, Nov 12 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

Wilder Penfield hovers over his patients, gently probing their brains. Locally anesthetized but conscious, the test subjects respond to the researcher’s …

Face-Blind

when you can't even count on your own reflection

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Oct 22 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

You’re looking out into a sea of rocks. One of them kisses you on the nose and tells you it’s time …

Objections

Opinions, arts & cultures, Oct 09 2009

by Gillian Brassil, Jonah Delmar, Tarah Knaresboro, Kaela Myers, Katie Okamoto & John Szymanski

Things, historically speaking, go badly when only one person is allowedto have an opinion.It’s how dictators happen, and Hugo Chavez’s variety …

The Worst

a brief history of horrible science experiments

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Oct 05 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

Trippin’ Sometime in the 1960s, US researchers thought itwould be wildly cool to feed an elephant 3,000 times themaximum “responsible” dosage …

Fight Science

down with the arts, up with Krav Maga

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Sep 18 2009

by Tarah Knaresboro

In the late 1940s, badass wrestler and boxer ImiLichtenfeld developed his own system of fighting off violent anti-Semites. He began teaching …