June 20, 2013 – This Week in Science

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Linear Higgs, 4 Quark Mystery, Naked Mole Rats Fight Cancer, Time For Mars?, Interview With Brian Switek, Author And Dinosaur Expert, And Much More…

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Higgs goes linear?

What’s got 4 quarks and wasn’t expected to exist?

No show is complete without a few naked mole rats…
this time, they fight cancer.

Time for Mars?

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Brian Switek is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. His blog Laelaps is part of the Phenomena “science salon” at National Geographic.
Brian’s new book – My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs – has just been published by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His critically acclaimed debut – Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature – is available through Bellevue Literary Press and Icon Books.

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