New York Times
Life’s Preference for Symmetry is Like ‘A New Law of Nature’
The Lost Victorian Art of Egg Collecting
How Ancient Coral Revealed the Changing Length of a Year
New Data Expose Colonialism in Paleontology
What the Two Halves of Your Brain (Don’t) Say About You
A New Whale Species is Fighting For Survival
Earth Is Spinning Faster Now Than It Was 50 Years Ago
Do You Have What It Takes to Be An Astronaut?
Do Animals Fall In Love?
The Science Behind Ouija Boards
Artificial Wombs: How Sci-Fi Could (One Day) Meet the NICU
Will Cryonically Frozen Bodies Ever Be Brought Back to Life?
How the Heart Became the Symbol of Love, Lust, and the Soul
Murder Hornets Menaced Parts of the U.S. This Year. How Big of a Threat Are They?
Leeches and Maggots are FDA-Approved and Still Used in Modern Medicine
Did COVID-19 Heal Nature?
How Do We Know What’s Deep Inside the Earth, Without Ever Traveling There?
Human Evolution Isn’t Over Yet
A Femur’s Journey into Putty: The Hidden World of Bone Transplants
HMS Challenger: Humanity’s First Real Glimpse of the Deep Oceans
After You Die, These Genes Come to Life
How Do Scientists Keep Diseases from Escaping the Lab?
Does Coronavirus Live on Surfaces – And What’s the Risk of Infection?
You Can’t Stop Touching Your Face Because You’re Subconsciously Sniffing Your Hands
How Often Do COVID-19 Patients Lose Their Sense of Smell?
Why Do We Still Believe in ‘Lunacy’ During a Full Moon?
Zoonoses: Diseases Our Dogs and Cats Give Us
Closing in on a Non-sugar Sweetener– One Without a Weird Aftertaste
National Geographic Voices
Ridiculously Cute Mouse Lemurs Hold the Key to Madagascar’s Past
An Ancient Croc Stepped in Poop and Created a Portal to the Past
The Secret Egyptian Chapel Hidden Inside a Chicago Break Room
The Anemone in the Coal Mine
Global Health Now
Disaster Relief in the Face of COVID-19
What’s Behind COVID-19 Violence?
Hopkins-Bloomberg Public Health Magazine
COVID-19: How to Conduct a Community Study in a Pandemic
Blue crystals in meteorites show sun behaved like “high energy toddler”
A Scientist Walks into a Bar (monthly series since January 2018); highlighted by WBEZ Chicago as one of the best ways to enjoy summer in Chicago
Diorama (recurring series in September 2018)
National Summit: March for Science 2018
Science that Serves: Towards Authentic Engagement between Researchers, Scientific Institutions, and the Community
Field Museum Women in Science Mixer 2017
Science Communication: Telling Your Story
Glowing millipede genitalia help scientists tell species apart
When the dinosaurs died, lichens thrived
Fossil turtle didn’t have a shell yet, but had the first toothless turtle beak
Tree-dwelling, coconut-cracking giant rat discovered in Solomon Islands
The secret to a stable society? A steady supply of beer doesn’t hurt.
Woodpeckers show signs of possible brain damage, but that might not be a bad thing
‘Rainbow’ dinosaur had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird
Eyelash-sized plants reveal climate change — and citizen scientists help identify them
Tiny paragliding beetle that lived with dinosaurs discovered in amber, named ‘Jason’
Two new species of “tweezer-beaked hopping rats” discovered in Philippines
What soot-covered, hundred-year-old birds can tell us about saving the environment
Weirdly-shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart
Easter Island’s society might not have collapsed
A shipwreck and an 800-year-old ‘made in China’ label reveal lost history
When the dinosaurs died, so did forests — and tree-dwelling birds
Chihuahua-sized fossil ‘beardogs’ shed new light on evolution of dogs and their relatives
“Spider-Man” worm-snails discovered on Florida shipwreck
Early dinosaur ‘cousin’ discovered — and it’s not like scientists thought it’d be
Spotted skunk evolution driven by climate change
How can you tell deep-sea octopuses apart? Check their warts
Newly discovered dinosaur had ‘T. rex arms’ that evolved independently
Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest
Mammals began their takeover long before the death of the dinosaurs
Today’s rare meteorites were once common
SUE Lends a Hand: Field Museum Scientists Remove T. rex’s Arm for Argonne Study