Using breakthroughs in genetics, scientists are primed to return the long-lost American chestnut tree to the wild, starting this spring.

A bee flies towards the catkin of an American Chestnut. Photo courtesy of Hannah Pilkey.

Not far from my parent’s house is a local thoroughfare called Chestnut Ridge, named so by early settlers to Northeast Ohio for the magnificent trees that characterized Eastern hardwoods. The…

Funders and researchers should embrace open science principles in their pursuit of scientific breakthroughs.

This article was written in collaboration with Dawid Potgieter.

One of the best known social science experiments is the “Stanford marshmallow experiment.” Psychologists Walter Mischel and Ebbe Ebbesen, conducted a simple experiment to — supposedly —…

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