Researcher Thomas A. Hooven wonders if we might find solace from politics in the exploration of scientific frontiers.
It’s time for Silicon Valley to start committing to fighting the monster it helped create with action, not words.
The quiescent lead contamination problem that has been bubbling along in the United States is finally appearing in the media, but one state has been left out of the coverage: Idaho, which is struggling with contamination paired with poor public health funding.
Writer Anna Hamilton discusses the CDC’s new guidelines for opioids, and how they’re already hurting chronic pain patients. The CDC’s attempt at addressing addiction in the US is just creating more stigma.
Get the story behind BART’s Twitter, a strange cause of suicide in an Australian soldier, striking hospital workers, and more.
Beach privatisation is a growing problem in a world out of economic and ecological balance. Here’s how one community fought it.
Pope Francis has declared not only an embrace of climate science but a bold iteration of ecological values – all shrouded in religious language.
Apparently, some folks get a bit peeved when you slip ‘plague’ and ‘humans’ into the same sentence.
The question here wasn’t if the building was going to collapse, but when, and how many workers would be trapped when it did.
The suggestion seemed to be that people hadn’t survived at all, really. They’d just been handed disability as a life sentence.