They Didn't Believe It! The Atom

Science for the Public mini-series : They Didn't Believe It! Brief stories about science discoveries that were very slow to be accepted

Exoplanet Atomospheres

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

A Spotlight on the Impact of the Wildlife Trade

The persistence of the international wildlife trade is destructive for wildlife, ecosystems, environment, and human health. Maria Ivanova and Candace Famiglietti

Sustaining Life: Biodiversity and Human Health

Aaron Bernstein, M.D, MPH and author explains how the unprecedented loss of biodiversity impacts human health.

Microbes Matter: From Healthy Soil to Your Healthy Gut

An important new book connects the dots between the role of microbes in healthy soil and in human health. David Montgomery and Anne Bikle

Journey to the Center of the Earth

What modern seismologists are learning about the Earth's interior. Miaki Ishii

Breakthroughs in Nanotechnology

Advances in nanotechnology are revolutionizing medicine. A leader in the field describes recent developments and his commitment to making them available to a wide public. Sameer Sonkusale

Brain Map: How the Brain Orchestrates Motion

The awesome brain work necessary for picking up a pencil. Tamar Flash

There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy

Irrefutable evidence for why we should --and can-- transition to renewable energy without delay. Mara Prentiss

Solar Thermoelectric Alternative Energy

A nanotechnology innovation designed to significantly improve production of solar energy. Gang Chen

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Stuart B. Levy, M.D.

An international expert on the mechanisms of antibiotics resistance and a leader in creating public awareness

Featured Guest

Meet Andrew Knoll, Ph.D.

An international expert on the interdependence of the evolution of early life and the young Earth