Science Filter
  1. The Most Valuable Thing for People Is the Emotional Connection They’ve Made

    Dr. Kaeli Swift studies the intelligence and behavior of crows. On her blog, Corvid Research, she’s fostered a community of people from all over the world, joined by their shared fascination for these birds.

    Animals
    Photo by Jacob Gaposchkin
  2. History of Ornithology

    At the American Ornithological Society’s History of Ornithology, site you can explore a field of science “populated by interesting characters, adventure, intrigue and discoveries, that guided the development of many aspects of biology.”

    History
  3. The Nice Bird Club

    No women allowed?! On the founding of the Margaret Nice Bird Club — a birding group for women only at the American Ornithological Society’s History of Ornithology site.

    Science
  4. Orion Magazine

    Through writing and art that explore the connection between nature and culture, Orion magazine inspires new thinking about how humanity might live on Earth justly, sustainably, and joyously.

    Animals
  5. The Ultimate Women in Science Reading List: 150 Essential Titles

    At Women You Should Know, Dale DeBakcsy compiles a list of books by and about women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

    Authors
  6. OCEARCH

    Track whales, seals, alligators, turtles, and sharks at OCEARCH — an open source project to geared to helping scientists collect previously unattainable data on animal movements from deep in the world’s oceans.

    Animals
  7. Corvid Research

    Dr. Kaeli Swift studies crows, jays, and other bird species in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S., and shares updates and stories that engage an audience of bird-lovers and experts alike.

    Animals
  8. Hakai Magazine

    Hakai Magazine explores our changing world through stories on oceans, coastlines, and marine life, written by today’s leading — and most engaging — scientists and environmentalists.

    Animals
  9. FemInEM

    FemInEM is a vibrant community hub for women who work in emergency medicine — and for anyone else who cares about diversity and equality in the medical professions.

    Data
  10. Quanta Magazine

    Quanta Magazine publishes engaging, accessible writing on mathematics, physics, and computer science, allowing a wide, curious audience to explore the latest developments in these exciting fields.

    Academia
  11. In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late

    At Undark, Amy Maxmen follows the archaeologists and scientists who are racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization of Nubia.

    Culture
    Photo by Neil Brandvold (Undark)
  12. Behavioral Scientist

    A magazine focused on original, thought-provoking reports on today’s most pressing social, political, economic, and technological challenges, with a focus on original columns and commentaries from leading behavioral scientists.

    Data
  13. Strange Behaviors

    Science writer Richard Conniff has collected tarantulas in the Amazon, tracked leopards in the Namibian desert, and trekked through the Himalayas of Bhutan in pursuit of tigers.  

    Animals
  14. Meet Metis – Jupiter’s Closest, Quickest Moon

    Let Jason Major take you on a trip to meet Metis — the fastest and closest of the 69 satellites orbiting Jupiter.

    Science
  15. Michael Moreci on what science fiction can teach us about ourselves: ” . . . sci-fi possesses the unique ability to instruct and inform, to subtly—or, at times, not-so-subtly—act as a warning of what happens to worlds overrun with inequality, with war, and with hate.”

    Books