What We're Reading

Spotting Venus, Lunar-Like Sub Dive, and Hitchhiking in Duck Guts

March 26, 2012

Cameron's Historic Dive Cut Short by Leak; Few Signs of Life SeenA hydraulic fuel leak cut filmmaker James Cameron's dive to the deepest part of the ocean short, but he still plunged to nearly seven miles underwater.

DIY Genetics, Dwindling Water and Seismologists on Trial

Oct. 10, 2011

A look at the most interesting reads this week in the realm of science, from dwindling supplies of drinking water to some scientists' assertions of a new geologic age, "do-it-yourself" genetics and the manslaughter trial of seismologists in Italy.