Science News Staff

All Stories by Science News Staff

  1. Materials Science

    Questions about toxic red tides, and more reader feedback

    Readers had inquiries about a new deicing material, harmful algal blooms and more.

  2. Astronomy

    Readers wonder about a hydrogen wall, pig lung transplants and more

    Readers had questions about a glow at the edge of the solar system, pig lung transplants, the use of the word promiscuous and more.

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    Science & Society

    The SN 10: These scientists defy limits to tackle big problems

    With a drive to understand how things work, these young researchers are making a mark in sustainable energy, medicine, astronomy and technology.

  4. Planetary Science

    Readers contemplate water on Mars and more

    Readers had questions about the significance of finding water on mars, air pollution from wildfires and spray-on sensors.

  5. Science & Society

    Readers focus on fake news, neutrinos, and more

    Readers pondered how to effectively combat fake news, questioned the result of a clinical trial, and wanted to know more about neutrinos.

  6. Astronomy

    Readers’ interest piqued by Parker Solar Probe, general relativity and more

    Readers had questions about NASA's Parker Solar Probe, Einstein's general relativity theory and underwater cables used as earthquake sensors.

  7. Climate

    Readers question dark fusion, Antarctic ice melting and more

    Readers had questions about Antarctic ice melting, dark fusion and greenhouse gas emissions.

  8. Tech

    Readers share their experiences with DNA ancestry tests

    Readers delighted in learning about Emmy Noether, and asked about autonomous taxis and how the first Americans may have arrived via coastal routes.

  9. Particle Physics

    Readers ask about proton pressure, wearable tech and more

    Readers had questions about the pressure inside a proton, wearable tech safety and the effects of global warming on insects.

  10. Genetics

    Readers ponder geothermal power and more

    Readers respond to stories from the May 26, 2018 issue of Science News.

  11. Astronomy

    Readers were curious about pendulum saws, laser tweezers and more

    Readers had questions about Bronze Age pendulum saws, dark matter, lazer tweezers and more.

  12. Science & Society

    Readers respond to pesticides, Hawking radiation and more

    Readers had questions about pesticides, Hawking radiation and the intersection of science and the public.