A terrifying sight in ancient waters, the megalodon shark was once the most feared creature in the sea.
June 20, 2022 • ~6 min
How do drugs know where to go in the body? A pharmaceutical scientist explains why some medications are swallowed while others are injected
From tablets and patches to ointments and infusions, the best way to deliver a drug is the one that gets the right amount to the right place.
June 17, 2022 • ~7 min
Hundreds of threatened mammal species don’t have a single protected area large enough to sustain a viable population.
June 10, 2022 • ~7 min
'Jurassic World' scientists still haven't learned that just because you can doesn't mean you should – real-world genetic engineers can learn from the cautionary tale
As genetic engineering and DNA manipulation tools like CRISPR continue to advance, the distinction between what science ‘could’ and ‘should’ do becomes murkier.
June 9, 2022 • ~11 min
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
June 6, 2022 • ~8 min