Big Science from Little Stars

Red dwarfs provide vital information about galaxy evolution...

Exoplanet Atomospheres

How do scientists investigate exoplanet atmospheres --and what are they discovering?

The Human Genome Project

The challenge for genomic studies today is how to manage the vast collection of data

Infant Fossil Teeth: Clues to Ancient Human Development

Ancient infant teeth reveal the importance of weaning patterns in human evolution

The Role of Oceans in Climate

A visit to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to learn how researchers investigate the dynamic relationship between oceans and climate

Eye-to-Eye with Climate Change in the Ocean

Saving the oceans is an urgent matter...

Harnessing the Bioelectric Potential of Cells for Regeneration

Can bioelectric signals in cells be exploited for regeneration of limbs and tissue?

Breakthrough in Antibiotics Resistance

An ingenious solution to the crisis of ineffective antibiotics is making headlines

The Push for Renewable Energy

An author-activist urges public engagement to ensure the transition to renewable energy

Solar Energy the Third Way

Efficient production of solar energy with solar thermo-electric generators (STEGs)...

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Seth Lloyd

A leader in the development of quantum computers explains, in this book, his model of the universe as a quantum computer

Featured Guest

Meet Miaki Ishii, Ph.D.

A seismologist whose research is on the cutting edge of investigations of the deep Earth