With international scientists barred from traveling, local scientists in the Pacific islands are taking the chance to lead.
Explorer Roman Dial leads a team of young scientists on a mission to document a rapidly changing landscape
Tiny shapes made from gelatin and resin may empower children to learn science
A prominent intellectual and naturalist, the Maryland native wrote extensively on natural phenomena and anti-slavery causes
Researchers spend long periods of time around the organisms they study, and sometimes that exposure has unintended effects
Thanks to a Harvard-Smithsonian mentoring program, high school students Kartik Pinglé and Jasmine Wright helped discover new worlds
Scientists have been studying the primates at some of the nation's hot springs, and what they have learned about evolution is astonishing
From the rapid development of vaccines for Covid-19 to the stunning collection of an asteroid sample, these were the biggest science moments of the year
Papers sold by Sotheby's document the British scientist's research into the ancient Egyptians and the Bible
Moved online due to the pandemic, an automated content filter banned terms including "sexual," "pubic" and "stream"
For this month's "Meet a SI-entist," the Smithsonian's curator of cephalopods says these are the "intelligent invertebrates"
Christie's Eureka! sale features personal and academic objects owned by 20th-century scientists
A new study indicates that underrepresented students in science-related fields are innovating at high rates—but not reaping commensurate rewards
Find a hobby, for starters, and don't forget the mission, say scientists who have worked at remote research stations
He Jiankui faced backlash immediately after announcing the twins’ birth late last year
Smithsonian paleontologist Hans-Dieter Sues tells the tale of a fossil find that bedeviled early 20th-century researchers
The historian has devoted her career to bringing to light the ingenious accomplishments of those who have been forgotten
William Stimpson created a fraternity of young scientists and named it for an extinct North American sloth
The new material, dubbed PDK, can be deconstructed down to the molecular level
The unusual holiday exchange, which lasted decades during the early 20th-century, hints at the drama between the two colleagues
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