These Marsupials Drop Dead After Mating

Science|These Marsupials Drop Dead After MatingTrilobitesThis extreme reproductive strategy has been observed in the wild for the first time among male kalutas, mouselike mammals native to Northwestern Australia.A new study has found that male kalutas are semelparous, meaning that they die shortly after mating. Read more »

Ann Nelson, Expert on Particle Physics, Is Dead at 61

Sakurai Prize, considered the highest prize in particle physics outside the Nobel., on April 29, 1958, the oldest of three daughters of Howard and Dorothy Ann Nelson. Read more »

Tree Stumps Are Dead, Right? This One Was Alive

ImageA kauri tree stump in a rain forest in New Zealand with sap flow sensors and other equipment attached.CreditCreditSebastian LeuzingerBy Jul 25, 2019In a rain forest near Auckland, New Zealand, a leafless kauri tree stump rises a few feet off the ground. Read more »

Scientists Are Giving Dead Brains New Life. What Could Go Wrong?

, let’s see if this” — slices of cellularly revived brain tissue — “is the way to go,” Sestan said.“It’s kind of amazing, considering everything that came later, but that was the origin,” Sestan told me. Read more »

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.

ImageAndrónico Luksic’s plan for a copper mine in Minnesota was blocked by President Barack Obama.” It also mentioned the “interesting coincidence” surrounding the rental of the Luksic house to Mr. Read more »

Goro Shimura, 89, Mathematician With Broad Impact, Is Dead

ImageThe mathematician Goro Shimura in 1964, the year he became a professor at Princeton University.The death was announced by Princeton University, where Dr. Read more »

On a Coastline With 1,200 Dead Dolphins, Fishermen and Conservationists Clash

Activists from an environmental group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, have just completed a two-month effort to document the deaths and which vessels cause them.CreditAndrea Mantovani for The New York TimesImageEvery night around 1 a. Read more »