Like many families in the path of superstorm Sandy, we’ve spent much of the last week indoors trying to stay sane. Fortunately, we live in a part of Brooklyn that was spared the worst storm damage, so I had the luxury of finally reading the children's science books that have been piling up on my desk at work...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney staked out a softer position than usual last night on the role of the federal government in American life.
Guest post by Michael R. Duffey There is a wide variety of creative projects which can help introduce children to the world of microcontrollers.
This year's Google Science Fair winner talks about how she's helping doctors detect breast cancer less invasively and why more girls don't go into computer science
A new book follows a crop of biotech start-ups as they race to turn tiny bacteriophage viruses into a new weapon against antibiotic resistance
Our pet Monarch caterpillar Two weeks ago, I set out in search of milkweed hoping to find an egg laid by a Monarch butterfly. With no previous egg-hunting experience, I was armed only with what I had read in the terrific book “My Monarch Journal” by Connie Muther and Anita Bibeau...
Books and recommendations from Scientific American