Articles by

Erin Garcia de Jesus

A beautiful oak leaf portrait won the 2021 Nikon Small World photography contest

A closeup view of even the most common objects can make the mundane look spectacular. A glimpse...

Near-invincible tardigrades may see only in black and white

Next time you’re looking at a rainbow, be thankful you’re not a tardigrade. While the microscopic creatures,...

The coronavirus cuts cells’ hairlike cilia, which may help it invade the lungs

A coronavirus infection can mow down the forests of hairlike cilia that coat our airways, destroying a...

A malaria vaccine with live parasites shows promise in a small trial

In a one-two punch, a malaria vaccine in development pairs a shot of the live parasite that...

After 40 years of AIDS, here’s why we still don’t have an HIV vaccine

Forty years ago, researchers described the mysterious cases of five gay men who had fallen ill with...

European fire ant chemicals may send spiders scurrying away

To make a spider flee, bring on the fire ants. Or rather, just their chemical signals. Some...

We still don’t know for sure where the coronavirus came from. Here’s why

More than a year after the novel coronavirus had spread to all corners of the globe, officially...

50 years ago, researchers treated chronic pain with electricity

Fooling the brain — Science News, March 20, 1971 Chronic pain can be treated surgically by...