Meet the scientist painter who turns deadly viruses into beautiful works of art | Science

David Goodsell loads his watercolors of HIV, Ebola, and Zika viruses with reasonable information. David Goodsell (CC-BY-4.0) HIV, Ebola, and Zika are unsightly, nasty viruses. David Goodsell makes them... Read more »

The weirdest things we learned this week: starting fires with astronaut farts and dancing yourself to death

What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we assure you’ll have an even weirder response if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast. The Weirdest... Read more »

Art gets ‘caldera-like’ acne, too. This tool could help clear it up.

Georgia O’Keeffe is popular for her flowers—sexual red canna lilies, hypnotic Jimson weed, flowering calla lilies. However a more spiritual topic might have been the Pedernal mesa, a renowned... Read more »

The winner of this year’s ‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ contest turned physics into art | Science

Pramodh Senarath Yapa Scientific research study can be a lonesome pursuit. And for Pramodh Senarath Yapa, a physicist at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, even the topic... Read more »

Slime Mold in Residence | The Scientist Magazine®

One side of a Petri dish is coated in sugar; the other in protein. The slime mold Physarum polycephalum fares better without a border between the two sides, the... Read more »