Science Friday

Along The Kelp Highway

21 hours ago

Crows, A Bird That’s Not Bird-Brained

Nov 22, 2017

Who Killed The Passenger Pigeon?

Nov 22, 2017

Along The Kelp Highway

Nov 22, 2017

Along The Kelp Highway

Nov 20, 2017

Visualizing Anatomy Unseen

Nov 20, 2017

Crows, A Bird That’s Not Bird-Brained

Nov 20, 2017

Visualizing Anatomy Unseen

Nov 20, 2017

Along The Kelp Highway

Nov 20, 2017

Scientists are figuring out that our microbiomes — those multitudes of bacteria, viruses and fungi in our guts — affect far more than digestion. Researchers writing recently in the journal, Science, describe how the microbiomes of people with melanoma even interact with their cancer treatment.

What’s the best way to test for partisan gerrymandering?

Nov 19, 2017

In October, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Gill v. Whitford, a landmark case about gerrymandering in Wisconsin. Democratic plaintiffs proposed an easy formula — called the efficiency gap — to determine whether an electoral district is fairly drawn.

A scientist who finds pharmaceutical promise in the venom of cone snails

Nov 18, 2017

Nestled inside its bright, patterned shell, the cone snail cuts a familiar figure in tropical waters — you may have even collected its shell on a walk along the beach. But watch your touch — every species of cone snail is venomous, and some, like Conus geographus, can even kill humans.

Who Killed The Passenger Pigeon?

Nov 18, 2017

Crows, A Bird That’s Not Bird-Brained

Nov 18, 2017

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