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Is food the new ethical dilemma?

We recently asked, is keeping kosher good for the environment? We tried to answer the question by running the carbon footprint numbers based on what you substituted for forbidden foods like pork and shellfish...

October 15, 2008 — Jordan Lite

Hurricane Omar on track for Caribbean

Here comes another hurricane.

Omar could bring up to 20 inches of rain across Puerto Rico and the Northern Leeward islands — and life-threatening flash floods and mud slides — when it arrives over the next 24-36 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center...

October 15, 2008 — Jordan Lite

The Psychology of the War on Terror

How we characterize an issue affects how we think about it. Replacing the "war on terror" metaphor with other ways of framing counterterrorism might help us curtail the violence more effectively...

October 15, 2008 — Arie W. Kruglanski, Martha Crenshaw, Jerrold M. Post and Jeff Victoroff

Mussel Ride Waves with Genes Waves

Marine mussels brave their constantly changing environment by switching on and off genes so they can perform necessary life tasks when its best to do so. Karen Hopkin reports

October 14, 2008

Science and the U.S. Election

Where candidates Barack Obama and John McCain stand on science; key races involving science, energy and the environment; and what neuroscience says about how you'll vote

October 13, 2008

Chechnya earthquake toll rises to 13

At least 13 people, including three children, have now died following an earthquake on Saturday in Chechnya, near the war-torn capital city of Grozny, the Agence France-Presse is reporting...

October 12, 2008 — Ivan Oransky
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