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November 27: The War on Science: What We Need to Do

The anti-science mentality and policies threaten public health, environment, and safety --and also our progress in many scientific fields.

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Antimatter

Each particle has a opposite form, its anti-particle, a discovery that has had wide-ranging effects

Massive Galaxies: Where and How They Form

The investigation of how super-galaxies form is expected to provide insight into other mysteries such as dark matter and dark energy.

What's Up at the 2015 Large Hadron Collider

A report on the 2015 experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, now at unprecedented 13 TeV energy

Exploring the Dark Matter of the Microbial World

All life depends on a microbial foundation. So does development of new antibiotics. But 99 percent of microbes are unknown.

Infant Fossil Teeth: Clues to Ancient Human Development

Ancient infant teeth reveal the importance of weaning patterns in human evolution

Making a Global Plan for Climate Change

An expert on climate change policy explains the coming global challege and the role of public commitment.

Troubled Waters: Fewer Fish, Increasing Malnutrition

A combination of climate change, industrial fishing, and seafood trade now threaten basic health in many developing nations

The Issue of Psychiatric Drugs

Medications that are effective initially can cause very serious problems later

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?

"Green" Batteries for Renewable Energy: How About Rhubarb?

The great potential of ordinary plants in the development of "green" batteries

Science Outreach Programs for Youth

How university educational outreach programs encourage high school students' interest in science

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Richard Primack, Ph.D.

Professor Primack's innovative textbooks incorporate information relevant to specific regions where the texts are used

Featured Guest

Meet Michael Levin, PhD.

A researcher with an innovative approach to regeneration and developmental biology