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Old Trees Grow Faster With Every Year

Like other animals and many living things, we humans grow when we’re young and then stop growing once we mature. […]

Innovation: A Charger That Keeps Your Phone Germ-Free

Whatever our hands touch, our phones touch. And that means our mobile phones can be downright nasty. Some people even […]

The Science Behind Flying In V Formation

Scientists have gained new aerodynamic insight into why many species of birds fly in a V formation. The results, published […]

Spinach Dinosaurs To Sugar Diamonds: 3-D Printers Hit The Kitchen

From cool casts for a broken arm to impressive replicas of Michelangelo’s David, 3-D printing has come a long ways […]

First Land-Walking Fish Looks Like It Had ‘All-Wheel Drive’

A creature that lived 375 million years ago and is thought to have been the first fish to have made […]

Who’s Got A Pregnant Brain?

Imagine a couple of million years ago, a curious young alien from the planet Zantar — let’s call him a […]

We Have A Science Tumblr, And Its Name Is ‘Skunk Bear’

This week, we’re launching Skunk Bear, our new science tumblr. What will I find on this tumblr? Cool things! Cool […]

Go Where Raisins Swell Into Grapes And Lemons Light The Sky

There’s a book by the novelist China Mieville that describes two cities plopped one on top of the other. One […]

A Green-Movement Website Shakes Up The Debate Over GMOs

A 26-part series on genetically modified food was not Nathanael Johnson’s idea. And he didn’t realize it would take six […]

When Big Carnivores Go Down, Even Vegetarians Take The Hit

Big, fierce animals — lions and tigers and bears, for example — are relatively scarce in nature. That’s normal, because […]

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