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A new plan for keeping it in the ground, today!
Save the planet and help tackle climate injustice by getting at the root cause — a presentation submitted at COP21. By David Knight.
You, me and Bigfoot: putting on different skins
New questions spring up in a London exhibition about the human/non-human conversation. By Mark Peter Wright with Nathan Thomas.
Behind the scenes at the Berlin Museum of Medical History with photographer Daniel Alexander and cultural historian Dr Marius Kwint.
Out there in the heavens
As the latest images beam back from Pluto, our resident stargazer offers a primer on what the hell is going on up there. WARNING: big words to follow. By Herbert Wright.
The Future of Liberal Arts at Harvard University
"In this new world, it was no longer clear what was liberal and what was not."
The Heartache in Universities Today
The dire threat to the liberal arts — and a Harvard professor's call to action. By Heidi Fiske.
Why women doing special projects still matters
An all-female crew rides out some heavy weather across the Atlantic to gather new data on ocean pollution. By Herbert Wright.
Reading the ocean for plastic
How to go from molecular soil biologist to Atlantic adventurer? Ask Lucy Gilliam—eco-navigator with an all female crew. By Herbert Wright.
Human Tinkering with the Beast
'Imagine an embedded neural implant operating in the brain itself. In other words, maybe we could hack the animal.' By Herbert Wright.
Must-have Brainiacs: Kevin Kelly, again . . .
. . . looks into what our connections with the machine will look like next.
Must-have Brainiacs: Kevin Kelly . . .
. . . on how technology is more than things people invent — how it's a story we're living through. First in a series.
A tangled web of drugs in your system
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