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Stories by Jessica Morrison

Earliest Skeletal Animals Built Reefs

Reef-building in skeletal animals appeared much earlier in evolutionary history than previously thought, as far back as 548 million years ago

July 3, 2014 — Jessica Morrison and Nature magazine

Science on a Mission: Engineering a Sustainable Future for Haitians without Homes

Graduate student Dustin Mix works with community members in Léogâne to develop plans for engineered housing. (credit: A. Taflanidis) Suppose, for a moment, that you were presented with an opportunity to put what you learned in the classroom, what you learned in the lab, what you learned in the field to use for the benefit of hundreds of thousands of people.

November 17, 2011 — Jessica Morrison

20% off Scientific American Health & Medicine

20% off Scientific American Health & Medicine