#Research

  • Article: Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise
    Environment

    Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    Building the pyramids was an extraordinary feat. But so is mitigating climate change. Read more

  • Article: This Pen Can Pinpoint Cancer in 10 Seconds
    Health

    This Pen Can Pinpoint Cancer in 10 Seconds

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 7, 2017

    This technology has the potential to immediately impact people’s lives. Read more

  • Article: 83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It
    Water & Sanitation

    83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 6, 2017

    It’s an invisible epidemic. Read more

  • Article: In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Discover Bacteria That Can Produce Energy
    Environment

    In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Discover Bacteria That Can Produce Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 22, 2017

    If harnessed on an industrial scale, the bacteria could prove to be a viable energy source. Read more

  • Article: Refugees Are Good for the Economy, New Report Finds
    Finance & Innovation

    Refugees Are Good for the Economy, New Report Finds

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2017

    Research of this kind hasn’t been done before. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 137 Teens in the US May Identify as Transgender, New Survey Finds
    Citizenship

    1 in 137 Teens in the US May Identify as Transgender, New Survey Finds

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 24, 2017

    “We want to make sure that policy debates are informed by actual figures.” Read more

  • Article: Report Reveals Trump Wants the EPA to Stop Using Scientific Research
    Environment

    Report Reveals Trump Wants the EPA to Stop Using Scientific Research

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 23, 2017

    Apparently science is biased. Read more

  • Article: How a Sex Worker Led This Doctor to Groundbreaking HIV Discovery
    Health

    How a Sex Worker Led This Doctor to Groundbreaking HIV Discovery

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2016

    Dr. Frank Plummer’s research completely shifted how researchers approach HIV. Read more