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Cities to the Rescue

As nations dither on meaningful steps to combat climate change, localities are stepping in with their own measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases

November 26, 2014 — David Biello

Call of the Orangutan: A Camera Trap Menagerie

In order to get more information about the forest here at the Sikundur research station in North Sumatra, I've set up four camera traps, which I'm using to get a better look at the wildlife around the site...

November 25, 2014 — James Askew

Can China Cut Coal?

On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty taste of the country’s air.

November 25, 2014 — David Biello

Mouse Experiment Suggests We Might Sleep Off Toxic Memories

One area of brain science that has drawn intense interest in recent years is the study of what psychologists call reconsolidation—a ponderous technical term that, once translated, means giving yourself a second chance...

November 24, 2014 — Gary Stix
Concussion Culture: How to Protect Young Athletes

Concussion Culture: How to Protect Young Athletes

In May of 2012, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau took his own life by shooting himself in the chest. Seau was dealing with depression, mood swings and insomnia.

November 24, 2014 — Laura Miele-Pascoe
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