Science

RIP, Sally Ride

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

What people are saying about NASA's first woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61.

Why Celltex Might Be in Trouble

Jan 21, 2013 By Angela Washeck

A preliminary report from the FDA contains telling observations about Celltex, the company that Rick Perry worked with last year for his experimental back surgery.

Separated At Death

Jan 20, 2013 By Michael Hall

Ernest Willis spent seventeen years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. And he has a few things to say about the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for a strangely similar crime that many experts believe he didn’t commit either.

Slow to Evolve

Dec 1, 2008 By Katy Vine

The reason so many Texans testified in favor of strong language supporting evolution in the TEKS is because they’re having to play defense and they’re losing.

Blood and Money

Mar 1, 1999 By Pamela Colloff

On the strength of a simple if indelicate question—“Who’s the Father?”—Houston’s Caroline Caskey has made a big splash in biotech.