Rosalind Franklin

Seven Beautiful Illustrations of Women Scientists You Should Know

When we talk about inspiring girls to study STEM, do we also consider how important it is to ...
Penguins in Antarctica

Antarctic Ice Reveals Temporary Side Effect of Carbon Pollution: Happy Plants

The rate of photosynthesis has increased dramatically over the past century. Plants have been shielding us from some of the effects of climate change.
Ada Yonath

Six Women in Science You Should Know

Six female scientists—historical and contemporary—who don’t have much name recognition but who have done important, interesting work.
Rafflesia consueloae. Image credit: Edwino S. Fernando.

The Smallest Corpse Flower

A relatively tiny member of the Rafflesia genus of giant corpse flowers has just been discovered. 

The Lowdown on Bees and Pesticides

New research suggests that declines in wild bees may be due to a specific pesticide.