Nathan Collins studied astrophysics and political science and managed to get a job as a tenure-track professor before realizing he wanted to learn about all kinds of science while avoiding faculty meetings as much as possible. He's written for Scientific American, ScienceNOW, and others.
Further adventures in human curiosity.
New rules that go into effect in May could prevent scientists from discussing their work with Parliament, public-health researchers say.
A study finds "ready to use treatment foods" may help prevent malnutrition—in certain circumstances.
Research finds exposing students in a massive open online course to the best of their peers' work lowers their grades and increases dropout rates.
While social scientists should continue to study the social meaning of race, the concept has no place in biology, scientists argue.