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December 11: What's Happening at the Large Hadron Collider

The CMS experiment makes a possible new discovery.

January 23: Why the Earth Needs Its Oceans

A fascinating explanation of the complex relationship between the oceans and atmosphere --and how that balance makes the planet function.


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Germs and Disease

The notion that invisible organisms cause disease was very difficult to accept

What's Up at the 2015 Large Hadron Collider

A report on the 2015 experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, now at unprecedented 13 TeV energy

Natural Mathematics: Intuition and Insight

A visionary approach to teaching, learning --and discovering-- mathematics

Using Genetics to Trace Human History

An explanation of how modern genetics analysis confirms ancient human migrations, such as the Indo-Europeans

The Jurassic Genome

Genetic material in ancient fossils yields an amazing profile of extinct organisms

Soil: The Skin of the Earth

Soil is essential for life on Earth, and life greatly enriches soil. How did the pedosphere evolve, what makes it dynamic, and how can we save it?

How Glaciers Affect Earth and Climate

An explanation of the relationship between glacial cycles and climate change

Medicating ADHD: Diagnosis and the Long-Term Effects of the Medications

The potential danger of long-term use of ADHD drugs

Conflicting Science on the Safety of Genetically Modified Food

Many nations prohibit GMO foods, but the US doesn't even require labeling. What can science tell us about GMOs?

The Push for Renewable Energy

An author-activist urges public engagement to ensure the transition to renewable energy

Energy Revolution!

Conversion to wind and solar power is possible now in the U.S.

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Robert Whitaker

One of the best sources on overprescribing and the serious long-range effects of many psychotropic drugs

Featured Guest

Meet David Stipp

One of the leading writers on the subject of extending the human lifespan