FROM THE EDITORS
A New Editor with Digital Ambitions
Weighing the Kilogram
Proposals to redefine this unit of mass and a related measurement, the mole, may be overlooking a clearer, simpler solution.
The Bright Side of the Black Death
The bubonic plague left its mark on the human population of Europe, showing that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
In the season of presents, take some time to think about the people who developed the stuff that fills our everyday lives.
Clarity in Climate Modeling
Computational models are splendid tools for understanding the intricacies of climate. But can we understand the intricacies of the models?
Postdoc Mentorship Can Launch Careers
With high stakes for jobs in science and math, mentors must provide postdocs with a recipe for success.