Top Story: December 26, 2012

The Best of 2012

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As Science Today enjoys a little vacation, we wanted to remind you of some of our most popular stories of the year.

Our video about the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center was our most visited story of the year! Enjoy it here.

Academy researcher Peter Roopnarine described Earth’s tipping point so succinctly in this article we wrote over the summer.

Peter Fritsch, another Academy researcher, had a wonderfully creepy publication this year about a murderous plant.

And humans aren’t the only ones who need a little rest and relaxation. In March, we created a round-up of insect stories we called Arthropod Spring Break. Who knew?

Finally, mice can teach us about human pain and the father-child bond in a story we posted in 2010 that still resonates with our readers.

Happy New Year! Here’s to more stories in 2013!

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