Randy Schekman, one of this year’s Nobel Prize winners in medicine, says access to affordable, publicly supported higher education was crucial to his success. Can today’s scientific talent even afford to pursue a career like his?
Just in time for Oktoberfest, genetic research on barley could save a staple crop from drought… and keep the beer flowing.
Journalists from Slate, the Guardian, the Atlantic Cities, the Huffington Post, and Mother Jones meet up at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas, to hold the press to account.
A new study finds that conspiracy beliefs tie together those who deny climate change, refuse vaccines, and question GMOs.
Scientist and explorer Sylvia Earle warns that the oceans are “not too big to fail.” But she also says that just maybe, we’re growing wise enough to save them.