Many living organisms generate and even detect static electricity in their natural environments. We must understand more to ensure we don’t disturb these delicate processes.
Nov. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
Hox genes make sure all your body parts grow in the right place. Understanding how they work can reveal the process of evolution and lead to potential treatments for congenital birth defects.
Nov. 10, 2021 • ~10 min
Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
Nov. 9, 2021 • ~7 min
The scientists who discovered that a giant panda’s distinctive markings provide camouflage from predators tell us about their latest work
Nov. 9, 2021 • ~5 min