A 2019 survey finds the number of high school and middle school students who report using e-cigarettes recently continues to grow.
One of the most well-regarded science publishers in the world has walked back the main takeaway from a study that claimed smartphones are causing …
The maximum possible mass of a barely there particle has just gotten smaller. Subatomic particles called neutrinos are extremely lightweight. Now, scientists …
Watch a robot made of robots move around Science Magazine
Good news for small, helpless robots who long to be a part of something bigger: Researchers have found a way to create “robots made of robots” that can move …
Greta Thunberg, 16, was invited to speak Wednesday by members of Congress on the topic of climate change.
Hidden slabs of frozen meltwater have grown rapidly beneath Greenland’s snowy surface since 2001, scientists say. And these ice slabs are amping up the ice …
Babies born by Caesarean section may miss out on many of mom’s helpful gut microbes. Instead, these infants’ guts harbor more bacteria that commonly lurk in …
A guide to diagnosing and treating ‘Undergraduate Awesomeness’ Science Magazine
Our Experimental Error columnist offers advice for mentoring overconfident undergrads.
- Veil of dust from ancient asteroid breakup may have cooled Earth Science Magazine
- Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists The Guardian
- Scientists discover ancient asteroid collision sparked ice age by ‘filling solar system with dust’ Evening Standard
- The gigantic asteroid collision 470 million of years ago that caused Earth to freeze over, according to scientists The Independent
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The Problem With Sugar-Daddy Science The Atlantic
The pursuit of money from wealthy donors distorts the research process—and yields flashy projects that don’t help and don’t work.