A science salon hosted by National Geographic. Featuring Nadia Drake, Erika Engelhaupt, Robert Krulwich, Maryn McKenna, Brian Switek, Ed Yong and Carl Zimmer.
Left: Gooseneck barnacle extruding its feeding legs and penis. Right: Gooseneck barnacle leaking sperm from its shell. From Barazandeh et al, Biology Letters.
Not Exactly Rocket Science
A Blog by Ed Yong
Posted Mon, 01/14/2013
No Place Like Home
Gravitational Waves Were the Worst-Kept Secret in Science
We need to consider our decisions in the context of the audiences we serve and the potential consequences of reporting unconfirmed rumors.
by Nadia Drake
Paleo Profile: The Dragon Thief
This Jurassic carnivore marks the "dawn of the dinosaurs."
by Brian Switek
As Antibiotics Fail, We Need More Vaccines
A new report by a British project examining global antibiotic resistance says that better vaccines and better use of them could help blunt th…
by Maryn McKenna