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A middle schooler says he can save the government millions in printing costs and reduce ink-based waste with a simple font switch. Could it be that easy?
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Journalist Dan Fagin traverses grand canyons of chemical, medical, and epidemiological scholarship in his book 'Toms River,' which just won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.
Forget Joffrey's big day. What happened on last night's 'Years of Living Dangerously?' We recap Showtime’s celeb-studded climate doc as only TV obsessives can.
We’re taking our groundbreaking journalism in new directions with a monthly digital magazine and daily newswire. Here’s what to expect.
The folks at Isidore Recycling are very good at taking things apart. But they’re even better at putting broken things back together again.
More good news for Alaska’s Bristol Bay as mining giant Rio Tinto withdraws from a proposed mega-mine.
Can an IPCC report or a star-studded Showtime mini-series change the way people talk and think about climate change? Katharine Hayhoe urges her fellow climate scientists to ramp up their messaging game.
Scientists are tapping into the secret wisdom of trees—even when they don't know what they're looking for.
New rules expected to eliminate giant mounds of polluting dust might actually make the problem worse. Time for a rewrite.
Searching for debris from the missing Flight MH370 reveals just how much trash is mucking up the world’s oceans.
A massive scientific report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says global warming will affect every continent, every ocean, and every one of us.
This week’s (thankfully small) crude oil spill into Chicago’s drinking water source scares lawmakers into demanding better prevention plans.
The family farm creates a deep attachment to the land. But it can also lead to a guilty conscience.