“Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.” — Robert K. Merton

Science news from ScienceNOW

Sleeping sickness hides in human skin

“Secret reservoirs” of disease have frustrated eradication efforts for decades

Four men and two women are running for the top slot at the World Health Organization

Geography, politics, and personality will likely factor in to the final choice

Sex life of rats, personalities of rocks awarded Ig Nobel Prizes

Competition recognizes the humorous side of science

Series of Texas quakes likely triggered by oil and gas industry activity

Pumping water underground lubricated a fault, models suggest

Podcast: An atmospheric pacemaker skips a beat, a religious edict that spawned fat chickens, and knocking out the ‘sixth sense’

On this week’s show: Alexa Billow interviews Scott Osprey on a change in the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation, and a daily news roundup

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