Matt Crenson

Former Managing Editor, News Editor

All Stories by Matt Crenson

  1. Science & Society

    Top 25 stories of 2013, from microbes to meteorites

    This year, careful readers may have noticed a steady accumulation of revelations about the bacterial communities that call the human body home.

  2. Humans

    What ancient mummies have to tell us about the perils of modern life

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  3. Humans

    STS finalists bound for Washington

    Forty vie for top awards in 2013 Intel Science Talent Search.

  4. Archaeology

    What the Maya really have to tell us about the end of the world

  5. New research on Native American origins takes anthropologists down memory lane

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  6. Anthropology

    Scientists can’t decide if shoulders of giants were broader or just better organized

  7. Anthropology

    Maya calendar savvy suggests apocalypse is farther in the future than December

  8. Science & Society

    Rich caveman, poor caveman: Economic inequality wasn’t born last election cycle

  9. Genetics

    Today’s information revolution illuminates diseases spread in the age of discovery

  10. Science & Society

    Aftermath of ancient eruption offers lessons in adapting to disaster

  11. Too smart to fail: Why people think they’re so great

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  12. Tools tell a more complicated tale of the origin of the human genus

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