New science stories every week, written by scientists themselves

I empathize with anti-vaxxers. Here's how flawed autism science can lead to the wrong conclusions.

Autism research is difficult to understand, and that's our fault as scientists.

David Haggerty


Indiana University School of Medicine

Seagrass meadows protect fish, coral and humans from disease – and we’re losing them

This seemingly mundane plant might be more important than we realize.

Megan Chen

Marine Biology

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Meet the first black woman to earn a PhD in chemistry

Marie Maynard Daly worked at a time when our understanding of DNA was changing in big ways

Condensed Matters: Science in Short

Learn about the standard model, dark matter and consciousness in less than 6 minutes.

Nadja Oertelt

Co-founder and CEO, Massive Science