The Bugs and the Bees: How viruses bridged the gap between bees and butterflies

What eats leaves, transforms into a butterfly, and contains wasp genes in its genome? Discover exactly how the caterpillar became a natural GMO and why modern technology is changing the face of evolutionary research.

Debunking Science: The Martian (2015)

How does science match up with the story of this critically-acclaimed sci-fi film?

Comprehending Cooperation in Children

David Rand, assistant professor of psychology, describes cooperation patterns in children, who have thus far been understudied by social psychologists interested in human cooperation.

Biodegradable and Bulletproof: Modeling cellulose nanocrystals for success in the real world

A new model that predicts the properties of nanocellulose composites could lead to improved nanotechnology for all.

Mealworms: An Unlikely Solution to Styrofoam Waste

Styrofoam waste is a serious environmental issue that previously had no effective solution. Researchers have recently discovered that mealworms can eat Styrofoam, which presents a promising prospective solution.

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