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ON THE SCENE BLOG
Spinning neutron stars called pulsars keep turning up in new and exotic flavors. Read “Weird pulsars debut at Beijing astronomy meeting.

SCIENCE & SOCIETY
The world’s first moonwalker left a legacy of exploration. See “Neil Armstrong, first man on moon, dies at 82.”

NUMBERS
The busiest air-traffic hubs aren’t always tops for epidemics. See “Top airports for spreading germs ID’d.”

GENES & CELLS
Teens with one form of a gene may have a harder time just saying no. Read “Gene may boost effects of peer pressure.”

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