Emily Sohn

All Stories by Emily Sohn

  1. Earth

    The Big Dry

    Parts of Australia have suffered from severe drought for more than a decade, and people, vegetation, and animals are feeling the heat.

  2. Humans

    Hot Competition: Students display winning projects

    High school students from 51 countries gathered in Albuquerque last week to compete for scholarships and other prizes at the 2007 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

  3. Health & Medicine

    Dangerous History

    The genome of the TB bacterium has small but significant pockets of diversity, giving scientists new targets for preventing and treating the disease.

  4. Humans

    Indy’s Best: Young scientists cross the finish line

    High school students from 47 countries gathered in Indianapolis last week to compete for scholarships and other prizes in the 2006 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

  5. Health & Medicine

    Targeted Attack

    Scientists are piecing together the details of how mutations in a protein called EGFR can lead to cancer, and they are designing a new class of drugs to stop the protein's destructive behavior.

  6. Humans

    When Fair Means Superb: Young scientists and engineers meet in international competition

    A record 1,447 high school students from 45 countries shone their brightest in Phoenix last week as they competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

  7. Humans

    Nobel Celebrations

    A firsthand account unveils the pageantry that surrounds the awarding of the Nobel prizes in Stockholm.