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AUDIO: What's it like to float in sensory deprivation?

AUDIO: What’s it like to float in sensory deprivation?

Alexandra Ossola has an intimate experience with her own mind, in the name of science.

By | Posted April 4, 2014

Click by scroll, gonna make this garden grow

Click by scroll, gonna make this garden grow

Organic gardener and blogger Frank Meuschke cultivates crops online.

By | Posted April 2, 2014

Science cartoonist Sidney Harris doesn’t draw “funny style”

Science cartoonist Sidney Harris doesn’t draw “funny style”

Harris communicates science with minimal line work

By | Posted January 31, 2014

Is my exposed brick wall bad for the climate?

Is my exposed brick wall bad for the climate?

Yes, but insulating can reduce my carbon footprint and save money

By | Posted December 4, 2013

The high cost of carbon in city trees

The high cost of carbon in city trees

They stymy climate change, but for a premium

By | Posted October 18, 2013

Building our genetic identity [Image Credit: epsos.de via flickr]

Do our genetic profiles define us?

Four views on genetic identity and privacy

By | Posted October 2, 2013

Wisdom from Weisman

Wisdom from Weisman

The author suggests that empowering women could feed the future

By | Posted September 29, 2013

The ills of smoking

The ills of smoking

People with mental illness and nicotine addiction struggle to kick the habit

By | Posted March 9, 2013

VIDEO: Sweeping up after Sandy

VIDEO: Sweeping up after Sandy

How one Brooklyn community begins to recover from the hurricane

By | Posted February 11, 2013

Recovering from homelessness

Recovering from homelessness

Housing New York’s transient mentally ill

By | Posted January 4, 2013

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