Science Filter
  1. I AM ALS

    I AM ALS is a patient-led, patient-centric movement ready to lead the fight for a cure.

    Education
  2. Brené Brown

    Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She’s written ten books and runs a successful podcast called Unlocking Us.

    Books
  3. How to Become a Fossil

    “What future race of ant people or anemones will dust you off and wonder what you are? You have to discard the question. You shouldn’t think too hard about the audience. Do your finest work for the sake of the art itself.”

    Nature
  4. Asteroid 1998 OR2 makes a close pass of Earth

    Happy National Space Day in the US! Asteroid 1998 OR2 came within several million kilometers of Earth this week (but don’t worry — NASA says it won’t impact the Earth, if at all, for at least 200 years).

    Exploration
  5. Ways to Participate Online for Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary — and Take Action Every Day

    Ahead of Earth Day on April 22, browse environmental publications and get involved in digital initiatives.

    Environment
    Photo by Markus Spiske
  6. The Poetry of Science

    On The Poetry of Science, Sam Illingworth translates cutting-edge scientific research into poems, bridging the science/humanities gap along the way.

    Education
  7. Not Every Pandemic Is the Black Death

    Dr. Eleanor Janega, a Medievalist, dives deep into the history of pandemics and dispels common mistakes about one of the most notorious (and deadly) ones — the 14th-century Black Death.

    Current Events
  8. Why we’re canceling our trip to Kauai: An exponential essay

    “Each of the paragraphs I’ve written represents three days, and each word represents a person in the United States infected with COVID-19. . . . If I continued to follow the formula of this piece: Paragraph 17 would be 65,536 words long–about the length of my first book.”

    Current Events
  9. It’s More Than Tea

    Jill has a background in scientific research and a love of tea. Eventually, the two collided and she now works at TeaHaus in Ann Arbor, Michigan, while delving into all things tea on her blog. Want to know how to brew the perfect cuppa? This is where to find out.  

    Commentary
  10. Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem.

    By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one scientist hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command.

    Business
  11. Environment
  12. Science Friday

    On Science Friday’s WordPress VIP site, you can listen to the popular radio show’s latest episodes, read engaging, accessible stories about science and technology, and find resources for teachers and parents.

    Education
  13. Behavioral Scientist

    Behavioral science seeks to understand why we do the things we do and act the way we act, and Behavioral Scientist magazine publishes original reports, columns, essays, and even cartoons from the front lines of behavioral science “to make the valuable insights gathered from behavioral science accessible and useful to all.”

    Journals & Magazines
  14. The New Food Economy

    We all have to eat. At The New Food Economy, a nonprofit newsroom, in-depth reporting helps us understand what we eat, why we’re eating it, and the forces that influence those choices, for better and worse.

    Animals
  15. Hunting Dinosaurs in Central Africa

    At Contingent Magazine, Edward Guimont dives deep into the 19th century, and tells the story of the strange European quest to find living dinosaurs in Africa.

    Animals