Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Charles R. Knight’s illustrations shaped the public’s view of prehistoric life.
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century
Painting Dinosaurs, early 20th century

Charles R. Knight’s illustrations shaped the public’s view of prehistoric life.

Charles R. Knight’s illustrations shaped the public’s view of prehistoric life.

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Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Shawna Williams | Jan 1, 2019
The sturgeon restoration study’s outcome won’t be known for decades.
Monarch Butterfly Conservationist Dies
Monarch Butterfly Conservationist Dies
Catherine Offord | Jul 23, 2018
Lincoln Brower, an American entomologist famous for his work to conserve the monarch populations of Mexico and the US, has passed away at age 86.
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 16, 2017
Officials at scientific societies and advocacy organizations urge lawmakers to push back against proposed cuts at the NIH and other agencies.
Getting the Word Out
Getting the Word Out
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
In a shifting media landscape with a growing public interest in science, some researchers are doing their own PR.
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Cynthia Brandenburg | Feb 1, 2016
Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.
Chat With Charlie
Chat With Charlie
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2016
See a preview of the app that lets you ask questions of a virtual Charles Darwin.
The Scientific Outreach Gap
The Scientific Outreach Gap
Bob Grant | Dec 7, 2015
A survey finds that arts, humanities, and social science faculty members in the U.K. engage more with the general public than their counterparts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Attacking AIDS on Many Fronts
Attacking AIDS on Many Fronts
Peter Piot | May 1, 2015
A close cooperation between science, politics, and economics has helped to control one of history’s most destructive epidemics.
 
Microbial Masterpieces
Microbial Masterpieces
Jenny Rood | Feb 12, 2015
Artist Anicka Yi explores the beauty of bacteria.