Big Science from Little Stars

Red dwarfs provide vital information about galaxy evolution... Andrew West

Living in Space: Artificial Gravity and Bioastronautics

The human body requires a gravity environment. So how do aerospace engineers plan for the colonization of space? Developing artificial gravity is a major objective. Ana Diaz Artiles

The Human Genome Project

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

Cell Architecture: Self-Organization and Scaling

A cell's size and the proportions of its components are strictly determined, but where do the rules come from? Scientists are still trying to figure that out. Jané Kondev

What Marine Sediments Reveal about Climate Change

A major authority on ocean sediments discusses what these deposits tell us about past and present climate. Richard Murray

Clive Hamilton Talks about the Geoengineering Issue

A major ethicist and author talks about the geoengineering issue and his new book on that topic, Earthmasters

Harnessing the Bioelectric Potential of Cells for Regeneration

Can bioelectric signals in cells be exploited for regeneration of limbs and tissue? This is an important area of medical research. Michael Levin

Good Diet, Good Health

The typical American diet, heavy on processed food and excess sugar, is associated with high levels of diabetes 2, heart disease and other conditions. What is a genuinely good diet and how does it promote health? Walter Willett

Carbon Capture and Conversion

07/19 A carbon capture innovation that can produce useful, products, including non-polluting transportation fuels. Sami Khan

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

Daniel Fornari, Ph.D.

A distinguished geophysicist who has been instrumental in discoveries of deep-sea volcanoes and other ocean ridge geological phenomena.

Featured Guest

Meet Jack Ridge, Ph.D.

A leader in the study of North American glacial varves