Emily Sohn

All Stories by Emily Sohn

  1. Physics

    Explainer: What is Acoustics?

    The science of sound.

  2. Animals

    News Detective: Emily’s Tiger Safari

  3. Environment

    Planting seeds for better plastic

    Scientists are working to put the bio in plastics.

  4. Environment

    Underwater racket

    The oceans are getting louder, and scientists want to know what that means for marine residents.

  5. Brain

    Bullying is an everyday problem

    New work is showing that the best way to stop bullying is to keep it from ever starting.

  6. Health & Medicine

    Better living from scorpion venom

    Toxins in venom could be used to battle pests, fight cancer, even numb pain.

  7. Physics

    New waves for safe flying

    Scientists are perfecting a new generation of airport scanning machines.

  8. Health & Medicine

    What the appendix is good for

    Some body parts seem pointless but in fact have purpose.

  9. Animals

    Island of Hope

    In a remote village in Fiji, nature and people are working together to save each other.

  10. Health & Medicine

    Got milk? How?

    Scientists are tracking down the first people who squeezed this nutritious liquid out of animals thousands of years ago.

  11. Animals

    Penguin pressure

    Scientists are racing to learn as much as they can about penguins in the hopes of saving them from an uncertain future.

  12. Health & Medicine

    Kids now getting ‘adult’ disease

    More kids are developing diabetes, and obesity is a major reason why.