Jul 27, 2014 — A researcher has complained that coverage in NPR and other outlets ignores his work and gives undue credit to a sixth-grader's project. But that sixth grader did make an original contribution.
Jul 20, 2014 — Florida native Lauren Arrington studied how invasive lionfish, which usually live in the ocean, can survive in nearly fresh water.
Jul 17, 2014 — Heading off to exotic locales to conduct research is one of the great joys of science. But many young scientists say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted by superiors while out there.
Jul 17, 2014 — It's not a plot from a Bond film: Zapping diamonds could tell researchers more about the insides of giant planets.
Jul 2, 2014 — If nature is like a game played by the gods, scientists are the observers trying to figure out the rules. Physicist Marcelo Gleiser asks: Can our knowledge ever be complete?
Jun 19, 2014 — Fat-shaming is prevalent in our society and is often expressed toward women. Anthropologist Barbara J. King takes note of a recent example being talked about in the world of science.
Jun 10, 2014 — The products of science define modern life. But existential danger lurks in the chasm between the relentless advance of science and the values of politics, says commentator Adam Frank.
Jun 4, 2014 — There is no end to how much we can know of reality. But we can never know everything, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Jun 2, 2014 — Fabien Cousteau and a crew of five headed down to the underwater laboratory Aquarius, just off the Florida Keys, on Sunday. He and his team intend to stay submerged until July 2.
May 28, 2014 — For a few hours Tuesday, cosmic storm chasers thought they'd detected a huge explosion in the Andromeda galaxy.