hESCs, evolution, culture
How Artistic Brains Differ
How Artistic Brains Differ
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2014
A study reveals structural differences between the brains of artists and non-artists.
Evolutionarily Distinct Birds Ranked
Evolutionarily Distinct Birds Ranked
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2014
Researchers collate a list of the 100 most rare and unique avian species facing extinction.
Bridging Two Worlds
Bridging Two Worlds
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.
Stripes Shoo Flies
Stripes Shoo Flies
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 4, 2014
Zebras evolved stripes to prevent pesky biting flies from landing on them, a study finds.
The Structure of Flowers
The Structure of Flowers
Jef Akst | Apr 4, 2014
Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.
Dissecting Consciousness
Dissecting Consciousness
Michio Kaku | Apr 1, 2014
Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes his new theory of consciousness.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea
Future Minded
Future Minded
Michio Kaku | Apr 1, 2014
Imagine consciousness traveling at the speed of light.
The Working Vacation
The Working Vacation
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.