Thwaites glacier holds enough water to raise global sea levels by more than half a meter. New research shows that the water underneath it is warming rapidly. Its catastrophic collapse could have dramatic consequences.
The search for life on Mars seems poised to shift from the surface to the underground. But what kind of life could conceivably hide below the surface?
New research shows that interactions between small objects beyond Neptune’s orbit —and not a hypothetical Planet Nine — could be the reason some far-flung solar system objects “detach” from their original orbits.
Harvard Stem Cell Institute - Scientists have found ways of culturing organ-specific tissue from stem cells that could change the way diseases are studied and treated.
Sky & Telescope - A peculiar white dwarf could be what’s left after a failed supernova explosion.
Boston University News Service - A group of researchers is developing a system that will allow them to create and preserve computer 3-D models of every species on Earth.
Boston University News Service – On an unseasonably warm November afternoon a small crowd gathers inside an artist’s studio in Somerville, Massachusetts. This is a...
El Pais – MIT Media Lab has launched an award to those who break the rules for the good of society. I talked to Ethan...
Katya Herman is a music therapist at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Here, I tried something different and turned a regular interview into an interactive audio piece using ThingLink.
Boston University News Service - The Boston Sculptors Gallery’s Love/Lust exhibit, which opened on February 8, features almost 100 works by 37 artists, using a variety of mediums to examine the title themes. Click through to explore the exhibit and what artists and gallery visitors have to say about the topic on the eve of Valentine’s Day.