Rachel Kaufman is a writer and editor covering science, technology, and business and the intersection of the three.
From Mycology to Oncology | Science Careers
Luna-Trips - Scientific American
NASA's Planetary Protection Officer | Science Careers
NoMa History Project to preserve 150 years of memories, lore and ...
Paddle power: one writer discovers a new side of the Anacostia
You've probably never paddled down the Anacostia River. Here's D.C's river in a whole new light.
Pictures: Fire Ant Swarms Form Living Life Rafts
When a fire ant colony is flooded, the bugs use their natural buoyancy to form life rafts that can last for weeks, a new study shows.
Recharge and Roll: Electric Carmakers Plan to Cut the Cord ...
Science on the Fast Track | Science Careers
New Planet May Be Among Most Earthlike—Weather Permitting
An alien world 36 light-years away may be one of the most Earthlike known—if it has enough clouds, a new study predicts.
Speech Synthesizer Could 'Resurrect' Dead Singers
In a few years, you could be listening to an album of new songs featuring a duet between Elvis and Kurt Cobain. No, the two never cut a reco...
Texas Business School Teaching Door-to-Door Sales
Grad students in Texas study entrepreneurship--and learn some tough lessons about sales.
Concrete Plans Curb Creativity: Scientific American
My 2 Suns: Bounty of New Exoplanet Discoveries Includes a World ...
Astronauts Walk on "Mars," Start Experiments
After months of simulated space travel, three astronauts have ventured into a darkened, sand-filed room designed to look like Mars.
"Backward" Planet Has Density of Foam Coffee Cups