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Articles by Catherine Meyers

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

The researchers hope to resurrect a variety of date that was praised in antiquity but lost to time.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Water sticks to the snakes’ backs because of special properties of their scales.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Unvaccinated children who contracted the illness lost their immunity to many other infections.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Scientists found that some early commercial lithium batteries held up pretty well after about 35 years in storage.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The rechargeable, lightweight batteries revolutionized the way we power a host of devices.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Doing dangerous things in pursuit of new knowledge was par for the course for this Prussian polymath, born 250 years ago this month.

Catherine Meyers, Editor