Caffeine-producing plants use three different biochemical pathways and two different enzyme families to make the same molecule.
May 9, 2014|
Scenes from the labs that study the unique organ
January 1, 2014|
Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book
September 1, 2012|
See some of the images brought up from early trips to the Galápagos Rift, where an ecosystem thrives around hydrothermal vents.
June 1, 2012|
In 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es
March 1, 2012|
Take a tour through the revolutionary menthod's past, present, and future.
February 1, 2012|
In 1842, Anna Atkins, a 43-year-old amateur botanist from Kent, England, began experimenting with a brand-new photographic process called cyanotype or blue-print.
January 1, 2012|
In July 1587, a British colonist named John White accompanied 117 people to settle a small island sheltered within the barrier islands of what would become North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
June 7, 2011|
William Helfand began buying medically themed collectibles in the 1950s when he started working for Merck & Co. Over his 30-year career with the company, Helfand amassed thousands of posters and other old marketing paraphernalia.
February 1, 2011|
For more than 40 years, German gynecologist and legendary science writer Fritz Kahn (1888-1968) captured the imagination of an international audience with hundreds of wildly inventive illustrations and more than a dozen popular science books.
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