In Hawai’i, Conservation Has Also Provided Fishermen Economic Benefits
Research at a sacred cultural site—and the world’s largest no-fishing zone—suggests it’s also providing benefits outside its borders.
Scientists Are Trying To Study Human Neurons… In Rat Brains?
Human neurons implanted in rat brains could offer scientists a new way to study the brain. Plus, more stories from this week in science.
How Gamification Has Crept Into School, Work, And Fitness
Game developer and author Adrian Hon explains the consequences of allowing gaming principles to creep into so many corners of our lives.
How You’re Getting Played By Gamification
A video game designer takes a hard look at how gamification has spread from video games to many aspects of our daily lives.
Hurricane Ian Destroys Iconic Florida House Meant To Survive Hurricanes
Rising sea levels and Hurricane Ian finally destroyed the Cape Romano Dome House in Florida, built to withstand the elements.
How States Are Planning To Power The Electric Vehicle Boom
As more electric vehicles hit the road, how can we improve infrastructure to support the transition? Plus, the future of electric trains.
The Politics Of Science: Voters Have An Important Voice
Science underlies many civic issues—from adapting to extreme weather to funding STEM education—and important choices are being decided at the ballot box.
Why The Owner Of Patagonia Gave Away The Whole Company
All the money went to a trust and nonprofit to fund climate change and conservation efforts.
New, More Protective COVID Vaccines Are On The Way
In the face of a fall and winter surge, the newly formulated vaccines will offer more protection.
Taxpayer-Funded Science Is Finally Becoming Public
The White House announced a new policy to make federally-funded science more accessible. We talk to an expert on how the public benefits.