Tanya Lewis

All Stories by Tanya Lewis

  1. Life

    Hunting dark matter with DNA

    Particle physicists propose a new way to detect dark matter using the molecule of life.

  2. Climate

    Gulf Stream might be releasing seafloor methane

    Greenhouse gas may be flowing into ocean waters off the U.S. east coast.

  3. Brain zap helps spine-damaged rats walk

    Editor’s Note: Science News intern Tanya Lewis is attending the neuroscience meeting in New Orleans on a travel award from the Society for Neuroscience. NEW ORLEANS – Stimulating the brains of rats with spinal cord injury improves their ability to walk, researchers reported October 15 at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. The findings […]

  4. Planetary Science

    Scientists probe fresh Martian meteorite 

    Rock holds clues to Red Planet’s atmosphere and surface conditions.

  5. Chemistry

    Solar blobs collide with a bounce

    Superhot ejections from the sun surprise physicists by gaining energy of motion in collision.

  6. Life

    Black mamba bite packs potent painkiller

    Scientists find that a component of snake venom blocks pain-sensing nerve signals.