STORIES 

Highlights from the archives.

 

Smithsonian

Environmental change:

What's Behind Cape Town's Water Woes? |FEB. 2018|

Inventing a Language to Help Inuit People Talk About Climate Change |OCT. 2017|

With Federal Funds Dwindling, Climate Scientists Turn to Unusual Partnerships to Study Methane in a Warming Arctic |SEPT. 2017|

The Tiny World of Glacier Microbes Has an Outsized Impact on Global Climate |JULY 2016| 

Decades-Old Chemicals May Be Threatening Polar Bear Fertility |DEC. 2016| 

Threatened Species? Science to the (Genetic) Rescue |APRIL 2017|

Twelve Years Ago, the Kyoto Protocol Set the Stage for Global Climate Change Policy |FEB. 2017|

Science and society:

Dissecting Moth Genitals in the Name of Science |MAY, 2018|

The First Ice Skates Weren't For Jumps and Twirls - They Were For Getting Around |JAN. 2018|

The Long, Winding Tale of Sperm Science |JUNE 2017|

Let Us Now Praise the Invention of the Microscope |MARCH 2017|

When Humans Begin Colonizing Other Planets, Who Should Be in Charge? |FEB. 2017| 

The Story of the Astrolabe, The Original Smartphone |JAN. 2017| 

Footprints Found at Ancient Hot Springs Could Represent Earliest Settlement of Tibetan Plateau |JAN. 2017| 

Sure, Earth Could Get Hit By a Deadly Asteroid - But There's an Upside |DEC. 2016|

What Tickling Giggly Rats Can Tell Us About the Brain |NOV. 2016|

The Solar Storm the Nearly Set the Cold War Ablaze |AUG. 2016| 

 

Audubon

Victoria Vazquez is Future-Proofing the Texas Coast |MARCH 2018|

The Water Keeper's Dilemma |SEPT. 2017|

As Climate Change Threatens to Push the Bicknell's Thrush North, Scientists are protecting its future habitat now |JULY 2017|

Inside Audubon's New Decoy Workshop, Where Saving Seabirds is the Mission |APRIL 2017|

 

Eos

Alaska Spotlights its Health Risks From Climate Change |MARCH 2018|

Engineering New Foundations for a Thawing Arctic |AUG. 2017|

 

Others

So Why Does a Zebra Really Have Stripes? |THE WASHINGTON POST via LIVE SCIENCE, 2015| 

Meet the Couple Who Could Be the First Humans to Travel to Mars |WIRED, 2014| 

The Women Who Removed Birds From People's Hats |LADYBITS POPULAR SCIENCE BLOG, 2014| 

Shutdown Could Flush Years of Antarctic Research Down the Drain |LIVE SCIENCE, 2013|

Tree rings for lobsters |SCIENCE, 2012|