Sophie Bushwick is technology editor at Scientific American in New York, New York. Previously, she was a senior editor at Popular Science.
After A Bridge Collapse, Questions About Engineering Safety
A sudden bridge collapse in Italy has sparked interest in the safety of structures worldwide.
After A Long Wait, More Telescope Delays
NASA announced that the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope would be pushed back yet again, and more headlines from this week in science.
A Leaning Tower, A Jumping Spider, And Missing Plutonium
Researchers are looking for new insights into why the Leaning Tower of Pisa has managed to stay upright over the centuries.
The Next All-Natural Recycling Solution? An Enzyme
Plus, exploding ants and other science headlines in this week’s News Round-up.
SpaceX Car Launch And A Hot Getaway By Bombardier Beetles
SpaceX successfully launched the Heavy Falcon rocket with two of the three boosters safely landing back onto the launch pad.
Dangerous Cell Phone Guidelines, Interstellar “Goo,” Plus Kids And Birthday Parties
New California guidelines muddy the waters on the science of cell phone radiation
Women More Likely To Be Injured When Heading Soccer Ball
Plus, a dire environmental warning and some dietary caution ahead of Thanksgiving.
A Nobel Roundup, Rafting Species, And The Odor Preferences Of Bedbugs
This year, the Nobel foundation honored researchers studying circadian rhythms, techniques for imaging proteins, and observations of gravitational waves.
Instead Of Cooler Temperatures Post-El Niño, Scientists Clock Record Highs In 2017
Plus, could a human outrun a T-rex? And other short subjects in science.
A New Astronaut Class Begins The Journey To The Stars
Plus, the health effects of your bread choices, wolves’ sense of equality, and more news from the week in science.