Conservationists can't tackle all of the ocean's problems at once, so scientists are helping them triage
The ocean contains many vulnerable ecosystems that need protecting. So where should we start?
For this scientist, the race to understand one of the world's most mysterious diseases is personal.
Marie Maynard Daly worked at a time when our understanding of DNA was changing in big ways
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The definition of consciousness is harder to pin down than you might think, argues cognitive neuroscientist Elizaveta Solomonova.
The cutting edge of science isn't always high-tech.
Janaki Ammal lived simply. Her life was anything but.
The “Queen of Carbon” didn’t earn her title by playing by the rules
How do you visualize something that, by definition, can’t be seen?
Defying common knowledge lead us to a theory of neurogenesis.
Research could wither if the federal funding it depends on becomes scarce or disappears.
Learn how we know about dark matter, the best attempts so far to explain what it is, and the experiments that are trying to detect it.
How do you win a Nobel Prize? Persistence, patience and some very stubborn birds.