Articles by Catherine Meyers

As the mother-of-pearl in the inner layer of the shell forms, initial defects attract and eventually annihilate each other.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Scientists find that aerogels may make effective, ultralightweight noise barriers.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
The finding illustrates the value of regular weather observations made by commercial airplanes.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
New findings suggest the famous geyser went dormant during a period of severe droughts -- a condition that could recur in a warming world.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
CRISPR-Cas9 tool helps scientists edit DNA.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Franklin, who was born 100 years ago, played a key role in the discovery of the structure of DNA. But her full story is much richer.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Isotopes produced in the original Manhattan Project reactors seeded decades of research and even a few Nobel Prizes.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
NASA will soon see if specially designed blades spinning really fast can carry a small chopper through the planet’s barely there atmosphere.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
A small amount of water bound to the surface of the towel acts like glue to hold the cotton fibers together.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Yamir Moreno studies how human networks spread COVID-19 and other diseases.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
In North America, water companies may lose up to 50% of water before it ever reaches customers.
Catherine Meyers, Editor