Author Archives

Robert Goodier

October 5, 2009

History's lessons on the resurgence of a disease.

September 10, 2009

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

August 31, 2009

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

August 10, 2009

A New Dimension in Urban Farming

July 2, 2009

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

May 20, 2009

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

May 11, 2009

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

February 6, 2009

Eric Kandel has a gulping, throaty laugh, the rare kind that sounds like a goose might if it could honk as it inhales. It’s contagious, not just because the sound […]

January 27, 2009

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

January 9, 2009

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

January 2, 2009

Disease hunters target an ancient form of life.

December 2, 2008

Biofilms. They’re like Frankenstein’s monster in microscopic form. They are living, heaving, powerful patchworks of microscopic creatures that have learned to seize the advantage of numbers. When individual, free-wheeling microbes […]


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