Category Archives: Science

By : Michael Simmons April 20, 2017

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)? To explain Musk’s success, others have Read More

By :  April 20, 2017

The world built more renewables for far less money last year, report UN and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Stunning drops in the cost of wind and solar energy have turned the Read More

By : Robin McKie March 4, 2015

The Hubble telescope was launched in April 1990. Ever since, it has been providing astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos. One of the largest regions of star-birth in the Read More

By : Audra Wolfe October 28, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s remake of Cosmos premiered Sunday night on Fox, to rave reviews. The show’s production values are gorgeous, and Tyson, the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Read More

By : Virginia Sole-Smith October 27, 2014

Including an alternative cancer treatment It’s not every day that you catch wind of a true health game changer. That’s because research is more often than not a long, slow Read More

By : Amy Parker October 9, 2014

I am the ’70s child of a health nut. I wasn’t vaccinated. I was brought up on an incredibly healthy diet: no sugar till I was 1, breastfed for over Read More

By : Anne Marie Lindemann October 9, 2014

As the Ebola epidemic continues to worsen in Africa, and a few cases in the West have raised alarm, myths about the virus have hindered efforts to contain transmission. In Read More

By : Patrick McGuire October 7, 2014

Yesterday, Bill Nye touched down in Toronto to attend the International Astronautical Congress, an annual gathering where space enthusiasts share research papers (and where, as Nye says, the nerd factor Read More

By : Rose-Lynn Fisher October 7, 2014

One day Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered if her tears of grief would look different compared to her tears of joy, so she began to explore them up close under a microscope. Read More

By : Andrew Fazekas September 30, 2014

A trove of celestial treasures—including the chance to track down a cosmic swan and eagle—come sky-watchers’ way this week, thanks to the moon acting as a guidepost. On top of Read More