Sophie Bushwick is technology editor at Scientific American in New York, New York. Previously, she was a senior editor at Popular Science.
Researchers are looking for new insights into why the Leaning Tower of Pisa has managed to stay upright over the centuries.
Plus, exploding ants and other science headlines in this week’s News Round-up.
SpaceX successfully launched the Heavy Falcon rocket with two of the three boosters safely landing back onto the launch pad.
New California guidelines muddy the waters on the science of cell phone radiation
Plus, a dire environmental warning and some dietary caution ahead of Thanksgiving.
This year, the Nobel foundation honored researchers studying circadian rhythms, techniques for imaging proteins, and observations of gravitational waves.
Plus, could a human outrun a T-rex? And other short subjects in science.
Plus, the health effects of your bread choices, wolves’ sense of equality, and more news from the week in science.
Studies have shown that many lakes and streams are contaminated with human-made chemicals that water treatment facilities don’t remove.