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Popular Science Websites
Ars Technica: Science
At Ars Technica—the name is Latin-derived for the "art of technology"—we specialize in news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and expert advice on topics ranging from the most fundamental aspects of technology to the many ways technology is helping us discover our world. We work for the reader who not only needs to keep up on technology, but is passionate about it.
The Atlantic: Science
Current events and stories from the Atlantic.
The Economist: Science & Tech
Current events and news in science and technology from the weekly magazine The Economist.
The goal of increasing STEM interest and achievement is critical to regaining Iowa's historic legacy as a leader in education and workforce development. In fact, STEM is a vital economic development advantage for quality job growth in our state. STEM graduates are in great demand to meet current and future workforce needs. Created with the goal of increasing STEM interest and achievement, the STEM Council is a collaboration of bipartisan Iowa legislators, educators, business, nonprofits, students and families focused on improving STEM opportunities and awareness in Iowa.
For the science geek in everyone, Live Science offers a fascinating window into the natural and technological world, delivering comprehensive and compelling news and analysis on everything from dinosaur discoveries, archaeological finds and amazing animals to health, innovation and wearable technology.
Current events, news, and research summaries from one of the world's most well-known scholarly publishers.
We are here to tell you about science and its endless connections to our lives. Each month we choose a single topic. And each Thursday we publish a new chapter on that topic online. Each issue combines the sciences, culture and philosophy into a single story told by the world’s leading thinkers and writers. We follow the story wherever it leads us. Read our essays, investigative reports, and blogs. Fiction, too. Take in our games, videos, and graphic stories. Stop in for a minute, or an hour. Nautilus lets science spill over its usual borders. We are science, connected.
Each week New Scientist reaches a global audience of over 3 million intelligent, highly engaged readers through its print and digital channels. Find current science news and engaging stories here.
New York Times: Science
Current events and news in science from the New York Times.
Current events and news in science from NPR.
The website for the popular magazine that carries general news and breakthroughs written for the general science reader.
Science has been at the center of important scientific discovery since its founding in 1880—with seed money from Thomas Edison. Today, Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world.
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. With roughly 5 million monthly visitors worldwide, ScienceDaily reaches a global audience. The site offers readers breaking news about the latest scientific discoveries in a user-friendly format – all freely accessible with no subscription fees. With over 200,000 research articles covering science, health, technology and the environment -- there is something for everyone on ScienceDaily.
Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Listen in on NPR on Fridays from 1-3 PM CT or subscribe to their weekly podcast. Also a great source of interesting videos.
Science News offers readers a concise, current and comprehensive overview of the latest scientific research in all fields and applications of science and technology. Science News is edited for an educated readership of professionals, scientists and other science enthusiasts. Written by a staff of experienced science journalists, it treats science as news, reporting accurately and placing findings in perspective. Science News and its writers have won many awards for their work.
Scientific American, the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 170 years.
The Scientist is the magazine for life science professionals—a publication dedicated to covering a wide range of topics central to the study of cell and molecular biology, genetics, and other life-science fields. Through innovative print articles, online stories, and multimedia features, the magazine explores the latest scientific discoveries, trends in research, innovative techniques, new technology, business, and careers. It is read by leading researchers in industry and academia who value penetrating analyses and broad perspectives on life-science topics both within and beyond their areas of expertise. Written by prominent scientists and professional journalists, articles in The Scientist are concise, accurate, accessible, and entertaining.
Smithsonian: Science & Nature
Smithsonian magazine and Smithsonian.com place a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution -- science, history, art, popular culture and innovation -- and chronicling them every day for our diverse readership.
Washington Post: Science News
Current events and news in science from the Washington Post.
Current news, opinion, and analysis from WIRED Magazine.