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"Green" Is a Mirage

Daniel Goleman's book Ecological Intelligence explores the impact of knowing the environmental cost of everything; this excerpt explores how the rigorous assessment of the entire life cycle of a product reveals its costs and trade-offs...

April 27, 2009 — Daniel Goleman

How to Live with Ecological Intelligence

ScientificAmerican.com chats with Daniel Goleman, author of the book Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything

April 27, 2009 — David Biello

Undiscovered country

Who says there's nothing new under the sun? Botanist Mats Thulin of Uppsala University in Sweden and his colleagues have discovered a new tree that covers hillsides across some 3,000 square miles (8,000 square kilometers) on the border between Ethiopia and Somalia, a region known as Ogaden...

April 24, 2009

What If Vitamin D Deficiency Is a Cause of Autism?

A few researchers are turning their attention to the sunshine vitamin as a culprit, prompted by the experience of immigrants that have moved from their equatorial country to two northern latitude locations...

April 24, 2009 — Gabrielle Glaser
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