Author: Michael Koziol

The Paralympic sport you've never heard of

The Paralympic sport you’ve never heard of

Goalball was designed for visually impaired people, not adapted from an able-bodied sport

By Sara Chodosh and Michael Koziol | Posted September 6, 2016

Nature on the edge

Nature on the edge

Rock climbing’s increasing popularity puts pressures on cliff landscapes

By Michael Koziol | Posted August 29, 2016

The world’s favorite flavor at risk

The world’s favorite flavor at risk

Vanilla orchids have tricked bees into doing their bidding — and that may prove their undoing

By Michael Koziol | Posted June 15, 2016

Cryotherapy research out in the cold

Cryotherapy research out in the cold

The procedure may not help you, but it’s not likely to hurt either

By Michael Koziol | Posted March 21, 2016

Monkeying around

Monkeying around

Molecular anthropologist Todd Disotell balances research with outreach using his sense of humor

By Michael Koziol | Posted March 7, 2016

Illuminating tumors

Illuminating tumors

Inspired by a dangerous scorpion, ‘tumor paint’ offers a new way of seeing cancerous cells

By Michael Koziol | Posted February 14, 2016

The final frontier?

The final frontier?

Mars may be our next step, but Louis Friedman says it may also be our last

By Michael Koziol | Posted February 7, 2016

Retiring a detector

Retiring a detector

After 30 years, an underground lab faces an uncertain future

By Michael Koziol | Posted January 24, 2016

For robots, global swarming

For robots, global swarming

Inspired by animal behavior, researchers are getting swarms of tiny robots to work together

By Michael Koziol | Posted January 11, 2016

Gym in a pill

Gym in a pill

Should exercise ever be as simple as filling a prescription?

By Michael Koziol | Posted October 19, 2015

Making like Matt Damon

Making like Matt Damon

Could you survive on the Red Planet with a dozen potatoes, iron oxide dust, and your own poop?

By Michael Koziol | Posted October 12, 2015