Science journalism is our mission and our passion | Science News

MISSION CRITICAL

Support credible science journalism.

Subscribe to Science News today.


Join the Society

Science journalism is our mission and our passion

Science isn’t just our mission at the Society for Science & the Public. We live and breathe it every day.

Science journalism is our mission ... and our passion

Science isn’t just our mission at the Society for Science & the Public. We live and breathe it every day.

That's why the writers and editors at Science News, our award-winning and independent magazine, bring you the most important new developments from every scientific discipline. And why they dig deep to give you science's big-picture trends — like our new special issue, "Aging's Future," all about what science knows about aging and how to slow it down.

Scroll down to get the latest on what science is saying about aging and what we can do about it — and go behind the scenes in interviews with our journalists.

Then find out how you can support the unique journalism of Science News by becoming a Society member.

Support Our

Expert Science Journalism

Join Now

aging issue

Feature PHYSIOLOGY, HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, CELLS

We’ll never become immortal — but scientists are chasing ways we can stave off aging’s frailty and many of its associated diseases. READ MORE

by Tina Hesman Saey July 13, 2016

aging issue

What happens when you stitch an old and young mouse together? (And why would you want to do that?) READ MORE

aging issue

Feature NEUROSCIENCE, HEALTH

The difference between a developing brain and an aging one? Less than you might think, says science. 
READ MORE

by LAURA SANDERS July 13, 2016

aging issue

When it comes to the science of the aging brain, says Laura, everyone has hold of a different part of the elephant. READ MORE

aging issue

Feature ANIMALS, EVOLUTION, PLANTS

Animals and plants age in all kinds of ways. Some may not even bother.  READ MORE

by Susan Milius July 13, 2016

aging issue

Science Visualized

The animal world can offer insights into human longevity. READ MORE

Chat with Science News about Aging

Talk with Science News writers about the latest science of aging 
in this Ask Me Anything/Reddit Science chat July 26th

LEARN MORE