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Farting beetles, exploding sea urchins, and sex-crazed bed bugs: It’s all in a day’s work for “science nerd” Liz Wason, MS ’09/PhD ’12.
How the bored doodles of a U-M professor 50 years ago led to revolutionary discoveries.
The true story of the kid who turned a wild goose chase into one of the 20th century’s unlikeliest discoveries.
Video: physicist Tim McKay tells the mind – boggling story of how we know the universe is expanding.
Geophysics professor Henry Pollack explains how scientists know that CO2 is at its highest level in 800,000 years, and what it means for the planet.
Energy makes everything we do possible, but its essence is elusive. Still, we know some basic truths about how it behaves.
U-M’s Alec Gallimore describes the fourth state of matter and explains why it’s important.
What does this year’s frigid winter tell us about climate change?
Related: Scientist models the mysterious travel of greenhouse gas