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It's Melting: Science On Ice

Glaciologist Elizabeth Case, of Columbia University Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, takes us out near Juneau to study and live on the shifting ice.

20 minutes ago — Steve Mirsky

Solving Our Plastic Problem

At Scientific American 's third Science on the Hill event, experts from academia and the private sector met at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to talk with Scientific American editor-in-chief Mariette DiChristina about solutions to our plethora-of-plastics problem...

June 19, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

A Biodegradable Label Doesn't Make It So

At the third Scientific American “Science on the Hill” event, “Solving the Plastic Waste Problem”, one of the issues discussed by experts on Capitol Hill was biodegradability.   ...

June 12, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Science News Briefs from All Over

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Liberia to Hawaii, including one on the discovery in Northern Ireland of soil bacteria that stop the growth of MRSA and other superbugs...

April 27, 2019 — Jim Daley

A Tree and Its People in a Warming Landscape

Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World...

April 22, 2019 — Steve Mirsky
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