#Science

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen
    Environment

    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: UK Reveals Over 50 Ways Satellites Can Tackle Global Issues Like Deforestation and Illegal Fishing
    Environment

    UK Reveals Over 50 Ways Satellites Can Tackle Global Issues Like Deforestation and Illegal Fishing

    By Helen Lock|April 26, 2019

    From disaster relief to food production, there are surprising ways UK aid-supported tech can help. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Having a Great Depression-Like Effect on the Global Economy
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Having a Great Depression-Like Effect on the Global Economy

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 23, 2019

    Countries that have caused the least climate change are facing the most consequences, study says. Read more

  • Article: A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time
    Girls & Women

    A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 20, 2019

    Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician and professor at the University of Texas. Read more

  • Article: UK Government Fracking Rules Are ‘Unlawful’ and Fail to Consider Science, Says High Court
    Environment

    UK Government Fracking Rules Are ‘Unlawful’ and Fail to Consider Science, Says High Court

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 6, 2019

    Anti-fracking activists just took on the British government — and won. Read more

  • Article: African School of Physics Program Aims to Launch More Science Careers
    Education

    African School of Physics Program Aims to Launch More Science Careers

    March 5, 2019|Voice of America

    Each workshop brings together up to 80 students who are trained by top-flight physicists. Read more

  • Article: Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel
    Finance & Innovation

    Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Erica SanchezJulie Ngalle  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 12, 2019

    The method could buy companies some time as they invest in plastic alternatives. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment

    By Erica SanchezJana Sepehr  and  Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2019

    Americans are being urged to eat 84% less red meat. Read more