Rachel Ehrenberg

All Stories by Rachel Ehrenberg

  1. Fossils

    Scientists are rethinking the dinosaur family tree

    The dinosaur family tree consists of three main branches. Or maybe not. A new study suggests a rewrite is due.

  2. Genetics

    How to view tiny parts of DNA? Make them ‘blink’

    A new technique can image nanoscale structures in cells without hurting them. No dyes needed. All you have to do is stimulate them with the right color of light.

  3. Tech

    Silk’s superpowers

    Scientists are studying the strong and stretchy material in spiders, insects and even goats.

  4. Middle school science adventures

    Curiosity brings kids to Washington, D.C. for national science competition.

  5. Animals

    Blooming jellies

    Jellyfish and other gooey marine creatures are showing up in new places, and scientists are trying to discover why.

  6. Animals

    Explainer: Jelly vs. jellyfish: What’s the difference?

    Not all jellies are jellyfish