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In his new book, Lester Brown says the world's food supply is tightening -- and the reasons are many.
Climate change may transform how and where farmers grow the food to feed rising numbers of mouths.
From small-scale nuclear power plants to advanced reactor designs, what's next for the technology of nuclear power?
Ira talks about global sustainability with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute.
How closely related are food supplies and the stability of a civilization?
March 22 is World Water Day. In this hour, we'll take a look at the technical and political challenges in providing clean water around the world.
Ira talks with Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute about the environmental problems facing the globe, and what can be done to take action to fix them.
The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts winter weather months in advance. But how scie...
A panel of experts discusses the different scientific phenomena that combine to ...
Psychiatrist Richard A. Friedman discusses several effective treatments for the ...
Sure, it's just frozen water, but what IS ice really?
Cold-water fish and snow-dwelling insects have evolved antifreeze proteins to av...
\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.
\tVideo originally published on ScienceFriday.com on December 31, 2009