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Articles by Joel Shurkin

The implications for human reproduction beyond Earth are unclear.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Are new instruments as good as Antonio Stradivari's prized creations?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Drilling reveals record from a time when the Dead Sea was deader.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

When science and technology fail and only courage can win a battle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Nasty weather can make map apps unreliable.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Scientists use cave spider populations to plot climate change and threats to species.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

How an angry encounter with a total stranger helped to identify the cause of Legionnaires’ disease.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Purple, Magic failed to give enough warning.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Elephants bring tourists and tourists bring money.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Efforts could help reproduce frankincense before natural sources disappear.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor