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Stories by Megan Gannon

Doomsday Clock Set at 3 Minutes to Midnight

Humanity's failure to reduce global nuclear arsenals as well as climate change prompted the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists to advance their warning about our proximity to a potentially civilization-ending catastrophe 

January 24, 2015 — Megan Gannon and LiveScience

4 New Substances Identified as Carcinogens

Heath and Human Services has added four new substances, including a cleaning solvent and a wood preservative mixture, to its list of cancer-causing substances

October 3, 2014 — Megan Gannon and LiveScience

Videos of Live Embryos, Cancer Cell Win "Small World" Awards

A scientist who made a stunning time-lapse video of a growing quail embryo took home top honors in Nikon's 2013 Small World in Motion Competition, a contest that treats photomicrographs—pictures often used by scientists—as objects of art

April 24, 2014 — Megan Gannon and LiveScience