The Curious Case of Eriogonum Tiehmii

A study involving over 11,500 children suggests that forests can offer natural protection against malaria transmission, especially for the most vulnerable children, while deforestation exacerbates the risk of the disease

Plans to plant billions of trees threatened by undersupply of seedlings

“That Deep Romantic Chasm”: Libertarianism, Neoliberalism, & Computer Culture

When Slide Rules Ruled (2006) [pdf]

The track of a bicycle back tire [pdf]

Study finds that coffee beans are bigger and more plentiful when birds and bees team up to protect and pollinate coffee plants

Xenobots: replicating living robots made from frog cells

Scientists stunned to discover plants beneath mile-deep Greenland ice: Long-lost ice core provides direct evidence that giant ice sheet melted off within the last million years and is highly vulnerable to a warming climate

Pandemic drove many people into nature for the first time in years

Team Builds the First Living Robots

Banning Food Waste: Lessons for Rural America

“That Deep Romantic Chasm”: Libertarianism and the Computer Culture (1999)

AI can detect depression in a child's speech: Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect hidden depression in young children (with 80% accuracy), a condition that can lead to increased risk of substance abuse and suicide later in life if left untreated.

A new study shows that if a person leaves a social media platform like Twitter, or never joined, the online posts and words of their friends still provide about 95% of the "potential predictive accuracy" of a person's future activities…

The Metaphysical Transparency of Truth (2017)

A new study shows that eighth-grade science teachers without an education in science are less likely to practice inquiry-oriented science instruction, which engages students in hands-on science projects…

Global warming could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88% by 2050.

Many white-tailed deer have malaria

A major international study finds that surprisingly few bee species are responsible for pollinating the world’s crops

Whales as ecosystem engineers

Whales as Ecosystem Engineers: Biologists tallied several decades of research on whales from around the world; it shows that whales, in fact, make a huge difference — they have a powerful and positive influence on the function of oceans…