Ancient diatom fossils provide clues to the adaptability of these vital organisms in the deep past, and can help predict plankton survival in the present climate change.
An explanation of how modern genetics analysis confirms ancient human migrations, such as the Indo-Europeans
A fascinating look at the vital role of seagrass in marine ecosystems
The challenge for genomic studies today is how to manage the vast collection of data
The science of neural networks reveals the awesome complexity of normal speech production and also brings help for language disorders.
The distinguished ecologist Kamal Bawa talks about his new book on the Himalayas, his research, and his ATREE institute
Arctic caves contain precise geological records of ancient ice-ages and subsequent melts that help scientists predict the effects of the present permafrost thaw.
Materials scientist Javier Fernandez discusses the "plastisphere" crisis and how it motivated the development of biodegradable "shrilk."
How university educational outreach programs encourage high school students' interest in science
An astrophysicist who is especially gifted at making science and mathematics accessible to the general public