Under-diagnosed and under-treated, girls with ADHD face distinct risks
April 17, 2020
It took a long time to figure out how attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder presents in girls and women and the problems it can create. A pioneering study helped change that, but the condition is still often missed.
[Republished in Discover]
A world in a bottle of water
August 2, 2019
Revolutionary techniques using traces of environmental DNA are analyzing entire ecosystems “from microbes to whales”
Also in Science Notes.
Drink your beets
March 7, 2019
Among the plethora of supplements that promise athletes an advantage, a natural juice gains traction as an evidence-based boost.
Mixing it up in the web of life
Jan 31, 2019
Many types of marine plankton are either animal-like or plant-like. But a huge number are both, and they are upending ideas about ocean ecology.
Republished in The Scientist
As climate changes, so does life in the planet’s soils
May 17, 2019
To understand what might be lost, ecologist Janet K. Jansson taps molecular methods to explore Earth’s underground microbes, from the permafrost to the grasslands