This week in science: Autumn falls

Burnell’s critical role is generally known by science insiders and her colleagues, but her male thesis adviser was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1974. This week it was announced that Burnell w...

This week in science: dust in the wind

The new announcement shows a strong agreement between the theoretical predictions and the experimental data, which could in turn set strict constraints on ideas of more fundamental physics that striv...

Why synthetic marijuana is so risky

The Green, a gathering place in New Haven, Connecticut, near Yale University looked like a mass casualty zone, with 70 serious drug overdoses over a period spanning Aug. 15-16, 2018.