“Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature.” — Martin H. Fischer

Science news from ScienceNOW

First peanut allergy treatment gains backing from FDA advisory panel

Agency will now decide whether to allow sale of treatment

Black hole reverberations suggest the cosmic beasts are as ‘bald’ as cue balls

For the first time, gravitational wave data fathom the structure of a black hole

This sulfur-spewing Russian volcano is turning sunsets purple

Sulfur in the stratosphere splits light to make a violet glow

Studying human health at 5100 meters, and playing hide and seek with rats

On this week’s show: We hear about a gold mining town more than 5 kilometers above sea level, and learn why studying play behavior is important

Common pesticide makes migrating birds anorexic

Seeds contaminated with neonicotinoids may cause birds to lose weight and delay migration

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