Stanford graduate students teach local teenagers about engineering
Story for Stanford News Service (image credit Mason del Rosario)
Stanford physicist finds that swirling liquids work similarly to Bitcoin
Story for Stanford News Service
American cockroaches thrive in cities, thanks to their incredibly long genome
Scientists sequenced and published the American cockroach genome! Short story for News from Science.
Bees love the lawns of lazy homeowners
Short story for Science Magazine about a new study finding that mowing your lawn every two weeks instead of every week means your lawn will attract 30% more bees! This is a simple and effective way to support a healthy ecosystem.
The condescending smiles of others stress us out
Short story for Science Magazine about a new study finding that cortisol levels increase when someone gives you a dominant smile.
Vaccines won't overload your child's immune system - or increase their risk of other infections
Short story for Science Magazine about a new study finding that non-vaccinated infections occur the same amount in vaccinated children as in non-vaccinated children.
Watch moths use scent to learn about their environment
Short story for Science magazine with video clips from the researchers. Moths use odor to determine where to lay eggs and where to eat.
Watch a wound close with the help of fat cells
Short story for Science magazine with a cool video! Fat cells swim to wounds and help with repair.
The United States' Corn Belt is making its own weather
Story for Science magazine about a new study that claims agriculture in the midwest is causing temperature to drop and rainfall to increase.
What your keystrokes reveal about your gender
Short story for Science magazine about a new model that can predict if a male or female is typing based on their typing style.
Could these be the oldest Neandertal tools made with fire?
Story for Science magazine about a fascinating archaeological discovery in Italy.
Superpods of 600 dolphins are gathering off the coast of South Africa
Short story for Science magazine, with excellent researcher-provided images and video.
How roosters protect themselves from their own deafening crows
Believe it or not, those damn roosters just close their ears. Science shot for Science magazine about a new discovery in poultry hearing.
Promiscuous female sea turtles may save their species from climate change
A short story for Science magazine about new research presented at the 2018 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in San Francisco, California.
Scientists help Costa Rican community manage dwindling water supply
Story for AGU's blog, GeoSpace, about new research presented at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Proteins in shark teeth could hint at what they eat
Story for the AGU blog, GeoSpace, about new research presented at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans.
The continental U.S. is experiencing more flooding, and earlier in the year
Story for the AGU Blog, GeoSpace, about new research presented at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana
Whales and dolphins can naturally muffle loud sounds, potentially protecting them from sonar and other dangers
Science NOW story for Science magazine about new research finding that marine mammals can prepare their ears for loud sounds.
BRIEF: Scientists Reveal Genetic Secrets of Tasmanian Tiger
Short story for Inside Science News Service about their lack of genetic diversity and their convergent evolution with dogs.
Thirdhand Smoke: Your Skin Absorbs Nicotine from Air and Clothing
Story for Inside Science News Service about new research on the transfer of nicotine from air and clothes to skin, and into the blood.
Raising beef cattle on grass can create a higher carbon footprint than feedlots, new study suggests
Story about a new controversial study on the environmental impact of cattle rearing, for Mongabay.
BRIEF: Flying Green Not As Simple As It Seems
Short story for Inside Science News Service about a study examining the carbon footprints of various flight paths and planes.
BRIEF: Like Dogs, Dingos Make Eye Contact With Familiar Humans
Short story about a new study discovering that dingos were the first dogs to bond with humans. For Inside Science News Service.
More People in Science "Must be Women": Tackling Global Gender Inequality in STEM
Story covering a plenary luncheon at the 2017 World Conference for Science Journalism in San Francisco, California
Pumpkin Seeds: Valuable Morsels of Nutrition in a Web of Orange Pulp
Fun story about the nutrition of pumpkin seeds for Inside Science News Service
Tourists Find Heaps of Trash at the Tip of the World
Story for Inside Science News Service