The Microbes That Clean Up Contaminated Mine Sites
One Yukon scientist is working on a homegrown solution to the heavy metals left behind by mining operations.
Natural History Isn’t Dead–It Just Crawled Into a Microscope
Natural history collections are consolidating. Lessons are being dropped from biology courses. But amid the apparent carnage, microbiology is rising.
Our Search for Martian Life Is a Search for Our Place in the Universe
We know what life looks like on Earth, but will we know it when we see it somewhere else?