Science & Media

El Feroz Dinosaurio y los Científicos Invisibles

Cuando un equipo de paleontólogos encontraron un nuevo dinosaurio que habitó al norte de la Patagonia hace 90 millones de años, la noticia del hallazgo se esparció a gran velocidad por el mundo. Pero para la mayoría de los periodistas científicos angloparlantes, los investigadores argentinos no existieron.

When Does ‘Fair Use’ Become Unfair?

In the United States, “fair use” is defined as having “the right to use copyrighted material without permissions or payment under some circumstances — especially when the cultural or social benefits or the use are predominant.” That seems straightforward, but it has puzzled journalists for decades.

For Coral Reefs, a Bit of Good News

In an examination of fish abundance at the planet’s coral reefs, a new study identified 15 outliers — many in surprisingly populated areas — that offer lessons in sustainable fishery management. Whether those lessons can be transported to other coral reef fisheries around the globe is an open question.

Undark Podcast #4: Lysozyme & More

Join our podcast host David Corcoran as he discusses with science writer Megan Molteni her recent deep dive for Undark — a look at transgenic goats, engineered to treat childhood disease, but hindered by GMO fears. Also: Undark’s Tracker columnist, Paul Raeburn, talks about cell phone radiation and cancer.