When I was a child, we had milk delivered to our door each day. Bottles of milk (yes, glass bottles!) appeared each morning in the insulated metal box on our porch, and any empties we’d left the day before disappeared. If you’ve ever waffled between going out in the cold rain to get milk or just drinking your coffee black or eating your cereal dry, you can appreciate how nice home delivery can be.
Whether you want your science deliveries to your email, Facebook page, Twitter feed, or other social media, you can get your order served up right to your computer. Whether you like to read original research articles or prefer a summary news release, you can get info on life sciences, chemistry, astronomy, agriculture, engineering…well, you get the idea! Here is a list of 6 places where you can get updates on current science research. And don’t forget that the Archive includes press releases and related resources (podcasts, lessons, etc.) on research in physiology, medicine, developmental biology, anatomy, and other fields.
6 Places to Find Science Updates
- ScienceNews – Want to keep up with what’s hot in science? Receive daily e-mail alerts on a variety of science topics from the magazine.
- Biomedical Beat – Do you like great science images? NIGMS offers a monthly digest of research news and pictures.
- NASA Science – Interested in Space Science? Get the latest news in English or Spanish delivered to your inbox from
- Inside Science News Service – Like to keep up with research in all of the STEM discipline? Get the latest in science, engineering, and mathematics research news via e-mail.
- Science Is Awesome – Are you a fan of science? Check out this Facebook page dedicated to “bringing the amazing world of science straight to your newsfeed.”
- ScienceChannel – Are you on twitter? Receive up-to-the minute science news updates.
Where do you get your science content? Share your favorites below.