News Feed: NY - Science

Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists
The director of the National Institutes of Health said that 55 similar investigations into possible foreign exploitation of American research are happening nationwide.

Trilobites: Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling
A colorful Peruvian plant dispenses its pollen according to a savvy, memory-based system, new research suggests.

Unbuttoned: Hello, Little Microbe. Doesn’t This Jacket Look Yummy?
Now we can trick tiny bugs into eating our clothing. Consumption is finally a good thing.

‘I Want What My Male Colleague Has, and That Will Cost a Few Million Dollars’
Women at the Salk Institute say they faced a culture of marginalization and hostility. The numbers from other elite scientific institutions suggest they’re not alone.

The Lyrids Meteor Shower Will Peak in Night Skies
It can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to see it.