Posted: August 8, 2022

Question Your World: Can Tooth Enamel Tell Us about the Past?

Tooth enamel, chemical ratios and microbes have all come together to help scientists identify an ecosystem’s alpha predator from millions of years ago.

Question Your World: Can Tooth Enamel Tell Us about the Past?
Art Food History Virginia
Posted: April 5, 2022

Native or Introduced: Which Foods Are Originally from Virginia?

The opening of a new touring exhibition featuring crop art got us thinking about foods we enjoy today and which were originally from Virginia. Test your knowledge to see if you can identify the native foods on our list.

Native or Introduced: Which Foods Are Originally from Virginia?
Posted: April 1, 2022

Question Your World: When Did the Octopus First Appear on Earth?

What has ten arms, two bad puns and 330 million years of history? Today's science story!

Question Your World: When Did the Octopus First Appear on Earth?
Posted: March 8, 2022

Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal, a Worthy Namesake for Our Talented Critter

For International Women's Day, let's celebrate Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal, an influential microbiologist who made significant contributions to research in human retroviruses.

Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal, a Worthy Namesake for Our Talented Critter
Posted: February 27, 2022

Question Your World: Why Do Some Dinosaurs Have Dinky Arms?

Dinky arms ... ouch! Not the glowing or ferocious description people were expecting about a recent dinosaur discovery!

Question Your World: Why Do Some Dinosaurs Have Dinky Arms?