News

New flower from 100 million years ago brings fresh holiday beauty to 2020
magnified image of flower in amber

"This isn't quite a Christmas flower but it is a beauty, especially considering it was part of a forest that existed 100 million years ago," said George Poinar.

read more...
Biden Should Restore the Role of Science in the U.S. Government
portrait photo of Jane Lubcenco

Jane Lubchenco, former Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and administrator of NOAA, outlines four ways the Biden administration can elevate science in tackling urgent problems.

read more...
Microscopic nematode that liquefies slugs may be answer to controlling this invasive pest
researcher gathering nematodes in the field

Dee Denver and his team have discovered a microscopic nematode that may help control invasive slugs that cause billions of dollars a year in agricultural damage worldwide.

read more...
New species of cockroach-killing wasps discovered in 25-million-year-old amber
ensign wasp preserved in amber

George Poinar discovered four new species of wasps in amber found in the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

read more...
Anne Devan-Song discusses her research on snakes
Anne Devan-Song looks at a king cobra

Anne Devan-Song was interviewed on savethesnakes.org about her research on snakes in Southeast Asia, as well as her work to advance STEM equity.

read more...