Dan Garisto

Science Writer Intern, Spring 2018

All Stories by Dan Garisto

  1. genetically identical cloned monkeys

    Baby macaques are the first primates to be cloned like Dolly the Sheep

    Scientists have cloned two baby macaque monkeys with the same technique used to clone Dolly. The research could help advance the cloning of other species.

  2. illustration of a metamaterial
    Materials Science

    New device can transmit underwater sound to air

    A newly created metamaterial takes a shot at solving the problem of hearing underwater sounds from the surface.

  3. Mars
    Planetary Science

    Massive dust storms are robbing Mars of its water

    Mars was once lush with water. A new analysis of Martian climate data shows a mechanism that might have helped dehydrate the planet.

  4. night sky panorama

    Pollution is endangering the future of astronomy

    Astronomers discuss multiple threats from pollution that will make it harder to observe the night sky.

  5. pelican spider

    18 new species of pelican spiders discovered

    A researcher used old and new specimens to discover 18 species of pelican spiders from Madagascar.