Four years after her miraculous birth at Washington, D.C.’s National Zoo, the fluffy celebrity is headed to China.
A commonly used counting method might have overestimated their numbers by a factor of two.
It takes an unusual strategy to survive nature’s most destructive swarms.
… including our own.
No, this is not a metaphor.
How a close-knit team is thinking about Trump’s immigration order
It wields sea anemones like boxing gloves; if it loses one, it makes another by bisecting the remaining one.
This mass downscaling stops neurons from becoming saturated—which may be one of the reasons why sleep exists at all.
More than 380 people have signed a list volunteering their facilities to American-based researchers who are stuck outside the U.S.
Andrew Weaver abandoned a 26-year career in climatology to make a successful run for office in Canada.
They’re among the softest biological substances ever measured.
Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.
Next stop: space.
They’re more likely to avoid games meant for “really, really smart” children.
In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.
… and then eats them
“Proteins are built to a precision that would make human engineers blush—every atom is always in exactly the right position.”
$460 million will go toward developing vaccines that prevent outbreaks like Ebola from taking the world by surprise.
A project that tried to reproduce the results of 50 landmark papers turned into an arduous slog—and that’s a problem in itself.
A questionnaire from the president-elect’s transition team asked whether the extraordinarily successful PEPFAR had become a “massive, international entitlement program,” and whether it was worth the investment.