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      Flint's Water and Environmental Justice

      The University of Michigan's Paul Mohai, a leading researcher of issues related to environmental justice, talked about the Flint water crisis at a workshop sponsored by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, attended by Scientific American contributing editor Robin Lloyd. 

      October 17, 2016 — Robin Lloyd and Steve Mirsky

      Grand Canyon Rapids Ride for Evolution Education

      Each summer, the National Center for Science Education organizes a boat trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to bring visitors face to wall-face with striking examples of geologic and evolutionary processes.

      August 15, 2016 — Robin Lloyd and Steve Mirsky

      Massive Genomics Center Set to Open in Lower Manhattan

      An artist's rendition of the New York Genome Center exterior at 101 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan. Credit: NYGC NEW YORK—For a spot news junkie, the sight of a podium-studded dais surrounded by people holding up recording devices is irresistible, especially on a hot summer day.

      July 24, 2012 — Robin Lloyd

      Laureate urges next generation to address population control as central issue

      LINDAU, Germany—A 93-year-old Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine received a standing ovation from hundreds of scientists on June 30 at the end of a speech in which he urged the world's young people to take measures to control runaway population growth in order to resolve related ills that have resulted from humans' remarkable evolutionary success as a species.

      June 30, 2011 — Robin Lloyd

      Migratory Birds: What a Long-Range Trip It's Been

      Ornithologist Eduardo Inigo-Elias, senior research associate with the conservation science program at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, talks about the challenges of studying migratory birds and how improved relations between the U.S. and Cuba will help his field    

      June 18, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Robin Lloyd

      12 Events That Will Change Everything

      In addition to reacting to news as it breaks, we work to anticipate what will happen. Here we contemplate 12 possibilities and rate their likelihood of happening by 2050

      June 1, 2010 — THE EDITORS, Charles Q. Choi, George Musser, John Matson, Philip Yam, David Biello, Michael Moyer, Larry Greenemeier, Katherine Harmon and Robin Lloyd

      Timeline Showcases Life of Scientific American Founder for Magazine's 166th Anniversary

      Scientific American , the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., turns 166 years old on August 28, thanks in part to a New England man who decided to use the latest communications technology available in 1845, the printing press, to tell readers about more of the latest, and sometimes weirdest (or so it looks now), technology available—patents, inventions and other "curious works" in the fields of mechanics, chemistry, manufacturing, architecture and other arts and trades.

      August 26, 2011 — Robin Lloyd

      What's Smaller Than Mark Zuckerberg?

      The Facebook IPO earlier this month left us a bit disappointed. There were financial and ethical let-downs. But the over-arching surprise is that people were misled in advance about the value of the company.

      May 26, 2012 — Robin Lloyd

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