OPINION: Requiring companies to give unwell workers compensated time off isn’t a burden. It’s smart public health policy that reduces the spread of disease.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~5 min
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PODCAST: Once fringe and futuristic, this renewable energy shines brightly today as a cheap and efficient source of energy. Still, it remains controversial — for much different reasons.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~16 min
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PODCAST: Replacing or assisting the human heart with a machine would save countless lives. But the quest to build an artificial heart has had many gruesome missteps and caused researchers to reimagine how to keep our blood flowing.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~24 min
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PODCAST: Physicists were mostly skeptical back when the idea of them emerged a century ago from Einstein’s work. The evolution of the evidence, from circumstantial to conclusive, is the quintessential story of science.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~22 min
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After the catastrophic fires of the past decade, land managers may need to reseed vast acreages. Can they buffer against climate change in the process?
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~20 min