Science writing, or the way scientists describe their research, purposefully removes the human element, but this is what readers want most, says career biologist Hope Jahren.
James Brown was the godfather of American soul music, yet despite leaving specific instructions that his estate be used to education poor children, funds remain tied up in South Carolina courts.
Bill Nye the Science Guy explains how reinvigorating basic research and development in our schools resulted in the acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and why new acronyms are emerging.
A single line drawn across a map can add a surprising layer of information
You know how, when you cook one of your favorite meals, humans express their satisfaction with “Mmmm” and, “Lovely!” and other vocalizations? Turns out, gorillas do something like that, too.
There's been a lot of talk among Republican candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump about completing the United States-Mexico border fence. But completing the wall has consequences outside of human politics.
Big Think extends a warm thank you to Cogito and the Center for Talented Youth at John Hopkins University for facilitating this interview.
The researcher contemplates his rare academic talent.
The researcher describes one of the world’s pre-eminent research institutions for furthering stem cell science.
The 15 year-old stem cell researcher on launching a career in science.
The researcher illuminates the world of stem cells and how they can cure disease.
Kyle Loh is a researcher at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.