The Geometric Basis of Structure and Motion

Structures and motions are governed by geometric rules. Ileana Streinu and Ciprian S. Borcea

A Front-Row Seat at the Big Bang: The LHC at CERN

The Large Hadron Collider probes the most fundamental level of nature.......... Steven Nahn

Art and Nature: A Special Exhibit

Boston-area artists Susan Heideman and Michelle Lougee discuss their fascinating exhibit, "The Life of Forms."

Infinitely Small to Infinitely Great: The Search for Microbial Life on Other Worlds

A collaboration of ocean and space scientists that will advance our understanding of exo-worlds, such as Enceladus and Europa. Peter Girguis

How Plankton Blooms Absorb CO2

What causes the massive plankton blooms that are necessary for stabilizing Earth's CO2 balance, and how does the process work? Amala Mahadevan

New Paradigms of Conservation

How a combination of innovative conservation techniques and involvement of local villages is combating damage in the Himalayas. Kamal Bawa

Revealing the Brain through States of Unconsciousness

Important insights into the brain from research on anesthesia, coma and sleep. Emery N. Brown

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

Energy Revolution!

Conversion to wind and solar power is entirely possible now in the U.S. Mara Prentiss

Fracking: The Facts and Issues

A panel of experts presents the known scientific, health and environmental facts about fracking. Phartiyal_Pallavi, Aaron Bernstein, William Moomaw, Andrew Rosenberg

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

David Toomey, Ph.D.

A writer who also teaches science-technical writing (as well as literature)

Featured Guest

Meet Sheldon Krimsky, PhD

One of the most prolific researchers on public health issues, greatly committed to educating the public