Roxanne Khamsi is a science writer based in Montreal, Quebec.
Wind And Solar Were Europe’s Top Energy Sources In 2022
For the first time, wind and solar generated more energy in the European Union than any other power source.
New Alzheimer’s Drug Reduces Cognitive Decline, Say Biotech Firms
A new Alzheimer’s drug is slated for approval by the FDA, but some experts are skeptical of its usefulness in patients.
California Accelerates Its Push For Electric Cars
The state’s decision to end sales of new gasoline cars by 2025 may have a big impact on the automobile industry.
Ecological Data From Deep In The Pantry
A trove of decades-old canned salmon gave ecological researchers a chance to study changes in the marine ecosystem.
Medieval Friars’ Farming May Have Caused Tummy Troubles
A study finds friars in medieval Cambridge may have had more intestinal parasites than common residents.
Attracting Birds To Prime Habitat By Playing Recordings Of Their Calls
Researchers are broadcasting recorded bird calls to try to bring secretive rails to prime habitat where they can feed and mate.
Collars, Cameras, And Carcasses: Studying Urban Wildlife
Urban wildlife is much cooler and more diverse than they get credit for.
A New Lyme Disease Test In Development May Help Improve Treatment
Current diagnostic tests only determine if patients had the disease, not current infections. Microbiologist Pete Gwynne wants to change that.
Meet Two Autistic Researchers Changing How Autism Research Is Done
A growing body of openly autistic scientists are using their expertise and their own experiences to help shape the future of autism research.
1,000 Acres Of Ancestral Land Returned To Onondaga Nation
This decision marks one of the largest returns of land to an Indigenous nation in U.S. history.