Science Jun 16

ScienceScope SS106 - Bumblebeer
Your next happy hour buzz, brought to you by bees

Only two species of yeast --- ale yeast and lager yeast -- have been used for traditional beer brewing over the last 600 years. A lab in North Carolina may have found a third in the strangest place: On bees…

Science Mar 06

Without these ancient cells, you wouldn’t be here

Without the "billion billion billion" Prochlorococcus, a plant-like bacteria in the ocean, Earth would not have the oxygen we breathe today. But the more scientists study about these diverse organisms, the less they know, says Penny Chisholm, an oceanographer at…