Science Sunday

Science Sunday: Female? Old? Thank Your Mitochondria!

So for those of you who don’t know, females in general live longer than males. This isn’t just a human phenomena either, in fact, the scientist’s best friend, the fruit fly, has helped us get a step closer to resolving the mystery I like to call: ‘Rise Of The Old …


TS Interviews—Dead Scientist Edition: Rosalind Franklin

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Rosalind Franklin (1920–1958) is known best for capturing the x-ray image of DNA that James Watson and Francis Crick used in their model of the …