Five Things We Still Don’t Know About Water
From steam to ice, water continues to mystify.
Does Dark Matter Harbor Life?
An invisible civilization could be living right under your nose.
What Good Is Grandma?
The growing role of grandparents in raising children is right in line with human biology.
From a Pink Squiggle to the Human Genome Project
This Yellowstone bacterium sparked PCR, one of the great advances in genetics.
Why Do Jellyfish Glow?
A fluorescent protein helped researchers illuminate human cellular biology.
The Man Who Kicked Off the Biotech Revolution
The $325 billion biotech industry began with the discovery of an enzyme to slice DNA.
From the Bottom of the Sea to the Operating Table
How coral revolutionized human bone repair.
What Sea Slugs Taught Us About Our Brain
The simple nerve cells of sea creatures helped scientists fathom human memory.