Work in environmental journalism for very long and you can eventually become inured to catastrophe.
HOW can we capitalize on the inherent desire of people all over the world that things should be done, wherever they can be done, by private enterprise?” This fundamental question was raised by David Lilienthal, onetime chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority, now a consultant to foreign governments on their own development programs.
The molecule was not alive, at least not in any conventional sense.
You can think of NASA’s Discovery program as a sort of outer-space American Idol: every few years the agency invites scientists to propose unmanned planetary missions. The projects have to address some sort of fundamental science question, and they have to be relatively cheap to pull off say, half a billion dollars or so
There are no neutrals in the Freud wars.
What does a stubbed toe or a splinter in a finger have to do with your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, suffering a heart attack or succumbing to colon cancer?
They are football’s royalty, the marquee players whose almost super human ability on the ball wins cups and championships; their faces adorn billboards and magazine covers from China to Columbia. President Lech Kaczynski’s approval of the treaty leaves the Czech Republic as the lone country that has not ratified the document
Advances in the study of coral in the last few years has led a group of scientists to conclude that corals almost rival humans in their genetic complexity and their relationship to algae is key to their survival. “We’ve known for some time the general functioning of corals and the problems they are facing from climate change,” said Virginia Weis, a professor of zoology at Oregon State University and an author of a report published in the journal Science
With all the unique challenges facing African-Americans, identifying just one problem as the most fundamental issue sounds like the beginning of a long, nuanced conversation.
Saudi Arabia has had its first death from swine flu, its Ministry of Health said Monday, bracing for more.