This was a big week for big news…literally. Fossils of the largest dinosaur, largest saltwater crocodile, and largest giraffe all made headlines. The World Health Organization announced on January 14 that the Ebola epidemic was “officially over,” only to unfortunately announce a new flare-up less than 24 hours later. In the US, President Barack Obama and […]Read more "The Science Week in Review: January 11-17"
The Science Week in Review: March 29, 2015 This past week’s big science stories include the discovery of a new giant salamander-like beast from the Late Triassic period with a toilet-seat-shaped face, good news about the Ebola epidemic, and this weekend’s feature story about the launch of US Astronaut Scott Kelly on the beginning of […]Read more "The Science Week in Review – March 29, 2015"
The rate of scientific progress is increasingly fast and near impossible to keep up with, even for those already well entrenched in the field. 2014 was a year, like many years, that had more than a few big science stories to tell. For example, synthetic biologists at the Scripps Research Institute created two novel nucleotides […]Read more "2014: The Science Year in Review"