What I Did on My Summer Vacation

July 6, 2010

Surprisingly, the scientific literature on Pyrodinium bahamense is pretty sparse – scientists have isolated and genetically transferred luciferin to a wide range of organisms, but the natural purpose of the plankton’s glow remains a [Read more]

Up in the Air, Stressing Out

March 30, 2010

Jet lag is the perennial unwelcome companion of the air traveler, an experience that can make one’s mind feel like it was left back at the airport. That powerful disorientation has made jet lag a topic of interest for scientists, who have [Read more]