Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches
Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches
Scientists are pretty sure they know where the seaweed is coming from. Now they want to know why it’s here.
Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches
Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches

Scientists are pretty sure they know where the seaweed is coming from. Now they want to know why it’s here.

Scientists are pretty sure they know where the seaweed is coming from. Now they want to know why it’s here.

Mexico
Mexican President Eases Up on Researchers’ Travel Rules
Mexican President Eases Up on Researchers’ Travel Rules
Emma Yasinski | Jul 5, 2019
Scientists won’t need Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s approval to attend meetings internationally, but researchers continue to struggle amidst budget cuts.
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Diana Kwon | Mar 1, 2019
The blue lagoons of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin provide a glimpse into the planet’s ancient past.
Eastern Monarchs Flourish While Western Numbers Plunge
Eastern Monarchs Flourish While Western Numbers Plunge
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 8, 2019
In the last year, the butterfly’s eastern group has more than doubled its hibernation area while the other population waned. Plus, researchers are moving trees to save monarch habitat.
Image of the Day: Slimy Business
Image of the Day: Slimy Business
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 13, 2018
A new study reports finding corn species in Mexico that can trap nitrogen.
Texas Stem Cell Law Opens Door for Controversial Treatments
Texas Stem Cell Law Opens Door for Controversial Treatments
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 27, 2018
The Scientist looks at one such Houston-based purveyor that has been treating patients abroad for years with mesenchymal stem cells.
First Dengue Vax Approved
First Dengue Vax Approved
Kerry Grens | Dec 11, 2015
Mexico’s health ministry has OKed the vaccine for people between nine and 45 years old.
Diversity in Mexico
Diversity in Mexico
Jef Akst | Jun 16, 2014
A genomic survey of Mexicans reveals a wealth of diversity in North America’s southernmost land.
Stem-Cell Clinic Moves to Mexico
Stem-Cell Clinic Moves to Mexico
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
A company offering experimental stem-cell treatments will carry out its procedures in Mexico after the FDA warned that it would need approval to operate in the U.S.
 
The Spoils of War
The Spoils of War
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers read the marks of intense warfare and conquest in the genes of ancient native North Americans.