Warning Label: Big Pharma meets Big History
Why should Big Pharma invest in Big History? My answer is in the form of a warning label I...0
Robot Makers Spread Global Gospel of Automation
The robot equipment industry has one word for the alarmist articles and television news programs that predict a robot...
Science Stakes: Britain’s Crowded Public-Science Scene Must Evolve
Since 1799, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has occupied a grand building in London’s Mayfair, surrounded today by...
Stiglitz: Inequality Is Holding Back the Recovery
The re-election of President Obama was like a Rorschach test, subject to many interpretations. In this election, each side...
Mathematicians Aim to Take Publishers Out of Publishing
Mathematicians plan to launch a series of free open-access journals that will host their peer-reviewed articles on the preprint...
7 of the 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities Are in China
Air pollution in China is at an all-time high. The Asian Development Bank together with Tsinghua University recently released...
Beijing’s Pollution, Seen From Space in Before and After Photos
The stifling pollution in Beijing is being called “airpocalypse” by some. According to an air monitoring station located at...
Pollution Highlights the Price China Is Paying for Rapid Development
Beijing has developed into an impressive modern city over the past two decades. But a tourist visiting the Chinese...
Rising Mercury Emissions Increase Risk to Humans
Developing nations are facing growing health and environmental risks from increased exposure to mercury, according to a UN report....