Author: Robert Goodier

Tuberculosis is at a Record Low, and We've Been Here Before

Tuberculosis is at a Record Low, and We’ve Been Here Before

History’s lessons on the resurgence of a disease.

By Robert Goodier | Posted October 5, 2009

Natural New York

Natural New York

Scientists track the city’s wildlife with binoculars, ink pads and motion-triggered cameras.

By Robert Goodier | Posted September 10, 2009

Fusion's Kept and Broken Promises

Fusion’s Kept and Broken Promises

The World’s Largest Fusion Reactors Are Under Construction but Cheap Energy Is Still Just a Dream

By Robert Goodier | Posted August 31, 2009

Vertical Farms

Vertical Farms

A New Dimension in Urban Farming

By Robert Goodier | Posted August 10, 2009

Tiny Robotic Assembly Lines

Tiny Robotic Assembly Lines

The nascent field of DNA nanotech takes baby steps toward a stellar future

By Robert Goodier | Posted July 2, 2009

Greening Brain Waves

Greening Brain Waves

A new brain imaging tool may show us how our brains work.

By Robert Goodier | Posted May 20, 2009

Flu Sausage

Flu Sausage

Pigs cough up a mish-mashed flu virus, something scientists saw coming for years.

By Robert Goodier | Posted May 11, 2009

Faking Cleverness  and My Week of Nobel Laureates

Faking Cleverness and My Week of Nobel Laureates

By Robert Goodier | Posted February 6, 2009

Farshad Khorrami's Robotic Ray

Farshad Khorrami’s Robotic Ray

An underwater spy and the man who’s building it.

By Robert Goodier | Posted January 27, 2009

Cheap Cures for Obscure Diseases

Cheap Cures for Obscure Diseases

In Latin America, little-known infections are as harmful as malaria or HIV, but their treatment is cheap.

By Robert Goodier | Posted January 9, 2009

Making the Case Against Archaea

Making the Case Against Archaea

Disease hunters target an ancient form of life.

By Robert Goodier | Posted January 2, 2009

Trojan Horse Metal Kills Monster Infections

By Robert Goodier | Posted December 2, 2008