Videos
Mag-Neato!
Mag-Neato!
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2016
Scientists are unraveling how animals use Earth's magnetic field to navigate.
The Death of Diets
The Death of Diets
The Scientist Staff | Jul 31, 2016
Book author and neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt discusses her own struggle with her weight and the science behind breaking the cycle of gain and loss.
Bacterial Baddies
Bacterial Baddies
The Scientist Staff | Jul 31, 2016
Scientist to Watch Cullen Buie, MIT researcher, talks about his quest to devise a method for quickly determining the pathogenicity of microbes.
Guppie Porn
Guppie Porn
The Scientist Staff | Jul 31, 2016
Biologist Carin Bondar delivers a TED talk about the wilder side of sex.
Oysters At Risk
Oysters At Risk
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Climate change is causing ocean acidification, and shellfish, such as oysters, are bearing the brunt of the shift.
Long-Distance Calls
Long-Distance Calls
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute researcher Peter Tyack expresses the beauty of marine mammal communication.
Well-Brined Pork
Well-Brined Pork
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Watch what happens when marine organisms have their way with a sunken pig carcass.
Amazonian Reef
Amazonian Reef
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
See footage from the expedition that discovered a coral reef hiding beneath the massive muddy plume at the mouth of the Amazon River.
Myriad, Post Mortem
Myriad, Post Mortem
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2016
David Schwartz of the Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago, Kent College of Law, discusses the impact of the US Supreme Court unanimously striking down Myriad Genetics' patent of human BRCA genes and tests to detect mutations in them.
Coral Currents
Coral Currents
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2016
Researchers at MIT and the Weizmann Institute of Science discover the ultility of coral cilia in creating water currents that bring food and move molecules around the colonial organisms.