We would like to welcome aboard our new guest columnist Janelle Weaver. She has contributed to Nature News, TechMediaNetwork, New Scientist, and Scientific American Mind. Janelle Weaver is a freelance science writer who recently graduated from the science writing program at UC Santa Cruz. Before becoming a writer, she was [...]
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A new era of science has begun. Starting now, and lasting for at least the next 15 years, many discoveries will be made and found at an incredible rate. Of course we will have incredible discoveries 15 years out, but right now marks a particular point in our history within science and technology that will [...]
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have mapped out corn’s genome, and they are posting their research on the Internet. The leader of the project said mapping this sequence is the holy grail for scientists trying to improve a crop that is traded globally for fuel, food, and animal feed.
The science of mapping different [...]
A team at Rockefeller University has figured out a way to see smells. The team investigated fly larvae and found that sensing odors in stereo enabled flies to navigate to smells more effectively than when only one odor sensing organ was used.
While studying this the scientists used a “novel spectroscopic technique that exploited infrared light [...]