Articles by

Jonathan Lambert

An easier, greener way to build molecules wins the chemistry Nobel Prize

Making molecules is hard work. Atoms must be stitched together into specific arrangements through a series of...

Bloodthirsty vampire bats like to drink with friends over strangers

Vampire bats may be bloodthirsty, but that doesn’t mean they can’t share a drink with friends. Fights...

Streetlights, especially super bright LEDs, may harm insect populations

Moths flock to streetlights, bewitched by their luminous brilliance. But bathing in brightness all night seems to...

Probiotics help lab corals survive deadly heat stress

Warming seas threaten to turn coral reefs from kaleidoscopes of color into bleached fields of rubble. To...

How different COVID-19 testing plans can help keep kids safe in school

Backpack? Check. Notebooks and pencils? Check. Coronavirus test? Check. As fall approaches, many parents and teachers hope...

Pikas survive winter using a slower metabolism and, at times, yak poop

Winter on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau is unfriendly to pikas. Temperatures across the barren, windy highlands routinely dip...

Human cells make a soaplike substance that busts up bacteria

When faced with bacterial invaders, some human cells dispense a surprising substance: soap. These cells, which aren’t...

How one medical team is bringing COVID-19 vaccines to hard-to-reach Hispanic communities

PHILADELPHIA — In a makeshift tent behind a soccer goal and close enough to a taco stand...