Spring 2018

From the Editor

Behind the scenes at the botanical garden
Lessons from cryptocurrency transform digital transactions
How and why we age
Sustainable 3D printing using recycled materials
Biologically produced power in hard-to-reach places

Sizing up awe

How culture shapes our experience of awe

Guardians of the brain galaxy

The many roles of microglia

Pushing the envelope

The science behind hummingbird flight


Making materials from microbial engineering

Election quality control

How statistics can make our elections more secure

Whatever floats your stone

Ant speak

Pumping iron: ferrosomes

Plantation peril

From the Field


Jose M. Carmena

Probing the ultimate frontier

Staff Listing, Spring 2018