They Didn't Believe It! The Atom

Nov 06 The first in our new video series about major scientific discoveries that were not immediately accepted

Dark Matter and Other Cosmic Mysteries

New insights about dark matter, primordial black holes, and gravitational waves. Julian B. Munoz

Earth Life and Weird Life

The compelling search for entirely new forms of life elsewhere in our solar system and the universe. David Toomey

Scale-Free Complex Networks: Albert-László Barabási, Ph.D.

a visit to the Barabási Lab at Northeastern University to learn how scale-free complex networks affect scientific perspectives


Earthquakes occur somewhere, every day. Can they be predicted? Colleen Dalton

Atmosphere: Earth and Elsewhere

What an atmosphere is, what it does, how it changes --on Earth, elsewhere in our solar system and beyond. Daniel Cziczo

Long-Term Health Threats of BPA and Other Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine disruptors such as BPA cause developmental problems and disease. How does this damage occur? Ana Soto and Carlos Sonnenschein

Conflicting Science on the Safety of Genetically Modified Food

Many nations prohibit GMO foods, but the US doesn't even require labeling. What can science tell us about GMOs? Sheldon Krimsky

Innovations in Clean Water Technology

Desalination offers a solution to the water shortage problem... John Lienhard V

The Push for Renewable Energy

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

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Emily Monosson, Ph.D.

An evolutionary toxicologist considers why some organisms adapt to our toxic world while others do not.

Featured Guest

Meet John H. Connor, PhD

A virus expert whose work reveals how viruses function and how they can be controlled