Science & Environment


Poverty and child brain damage

When it comes to how we treat children, UNICEF ranks the U.S. at 34 out of 35 industrialized countries; 22 percent of children in the U.S. live in poverty


Olympian swims to raise awareness on meningitis

Voices of Meningitis is a disease prevention campaign from the National Association of School Nurses who strive to educate and motivate parents to protect their teens.


Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on brilliant “Cosmos” voyage

One of the new features of this "Cosmos" is the use of animation to teach science history. I'm hoping the show will try to be less Eurocentric about science history and will talk about non-European scientists and their contributions.


Climate: good news, bad news, really good news

People no matter where they are can find ways to link up with one or another of these struggles, movements, and organizations. And that's a good reason for our hope for the future of humanity to grow and flourish.