200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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The Trump administration is opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing – a step that's as much about politics as it is about energy.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~9 min
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A decision-making framework and wiki for students developed by MIT Project Manus and MIT Environment, Health and Safety enables safe making from home.
June 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new discovery that sheds light on how neurons control whether mice turn right or left while walking could prove useful for people with motor disorders.
May 12, 2020 • ~3 min
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Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
May 8, 2020 • ~4 min
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Researchers have mapped the brain mechanisms that drive movement in grooming fruit flies. That could help fight Parkinson's disease and OCD.
March 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research finds that eye movements, ones so small you're not even aware of them, play a large part in seeing at a distance, what's also called visual acuity.
Feb. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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