nanoscale imaging, culture
Review: <em>Errors of the Human Body</em>
Review: Errors of the Human Body
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2013
This dramatic science fiction film follows a grieving father using his research to understand his infant son’s gruesome death—and explores the culture and ethics of science along the way.
Review: Gossamer Gallants
Review: Gossamer Gallants
Marlene Zuk | Apr 5, 2013
The insect-inspired dance by choreographer Paul Taylor strikes the perfect balance between six-legged realism and artistic fancy.
Atomic Force Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Amy Maxmen | Apr 2, 2013
The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.
Structure by Feel
Structure by Feel
Amy Maxmen | Apr 1, 2013
Applying the sensitive touch of atomic force microscopy to DNA, cells, and proteins
Atoms and Arias
Atoms and Arias
Kate Yandell | Mar 22, 2013
A Portuguese professor explores the poisons and potions of opera.
Snobby Scientists
Snobby Scientists
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 21, 2013
Does the preference of many scientists to only hear talks from successful institutions limit the reach of innovation?
La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril
La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril
Graciela Flores | Mar 15, 2013
The sculptures of Mara G. Haseltine's new exhibition tell a tale of beautiful oceans ravaged by pollution.
Love Song for an Ailing Planet
Love Song for an Ailing Planet
Graciela Flores | Mar 15, 2013
Artist Mara G. Haseltine unveils her latest exhibition of science-inspired sculpture, a melancholy ode to marine plankton set to the music of Puccini.
Insect Wing Kills Bacteria
Insect Wing Kills Bacteria
Jef Akst | Mar 6, 2013
The nanoscale structure of a clanger cicada’s wings destroys threatening microbes on contact.
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Raynard S. Kington | Mar 5, 2013
If African-American researchers are ever to gain equal opportunities in science, even subtle cases of differential treatment must be stamped out.