A question asked since man first looked up at the stars – and one we want answered in January.
This year, after hosting the prestigious… 566 more words
One of the hardiest creatures on Earth is the microscopic tardigrade. Found in habitats all over the planet, from the deep sea to the Himalayas, the tardigrade has remained relatively unchanged through all five of the mass extinction events in Earth’s history (over 500 million years). 373 more words
Ever wondered if a fly can ride a bicycle, or whether you could survive only on water? A new website on evolution, created by Cambridge scientists and featuring contributions from luminaries including Sir David Attenborough, has some intriguing answers. 967 more words
Back in June, I traveled to a remote lake in British Columbia to visit a NASA research site. That trip resulted in a long article I wrote for… 384 more words