Lego is introducing a whole set of female scientist figurines this summer, the Guardian reports. These minifigures, which will be part of a 'research institute' box set, are to include an astronomer, a chemist, and a paleontologist.
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DNA Sequencing is being used by researchers in California to survey fish and marine life as part of a conservation effort.
This week in Nature: Researchers describe the adaptation of organisms to environmental changes, while another study provides new insights into pig domestication.
The blog Sartorial Science seeks to challenge the stereotype of scientists as frumpy, messy, clueless dressers.
While one researcher says cloning the mammoth may be decades away, if successful, it may lead to a theme park of species that would no longer be extinct.