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An Outgoing Teenager Shuts Down. Something’s Out of Whack

This story appeared in the May 2020 issue as "When a Teenager Shuts Down." Subscribe to Discover magazine for more stories like this.At first, his parents thought Marcus was just...
New Special Collection: Fire in the Earth System

New Special Collection: Fire in the Earth System

Over the past few years, major fire seasons in fire-prone regions such as Australia and the western United States and unprecedented fire activity in fire-sensitive areas such as the Amazon...
Misadventures in Suburban Birding – Cool Green Science

Misadventures in Suburban Birding – Cool Green Science

I kept thinking, “how am I going to explain this to my husband?” And then, “maybe he won’t find out.” Followed by, “of course he’s going to find out. There’s...
MD Anderson and Ipsen advance new therapy with potential benefit for underserved patients with lung and ovarian cancers

MD Anderson and Ipsen advance new therapy with potential benefit for underserved patients with...

HOUSTON -- In a first-time disclosure of IPN60090, a small-molecule inhibitor of the metabolic enzyme glutaminase (GLS1), researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Therapeutics Discovery division...
5G, bioweapons and distrust: Coronavirus conspiracy theories are putting strain on families - Science

5G, bioweapons and distrust: Coronavirus conspiracy theories are putting strain on families – Science

You might try to ignore it at first: Your aunt's YouTube videos about how coronavirus is a bioweapon. The former workmate forwarding 5G conspiracy theories on WhatsApp.The pandemic has quickly...
Tomanowos, the meteorite that survived mega-floods and human folly

Tomanowos, the meteorite that survived mega-floods and human folly

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.Daniel Garcia-Castellanos, Earth scientist, Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera (ICTJA -...