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No, the fight over Planned Parenthood is not over

If you'd like to go ahead and cryogenically freeze yourself to get away from this absurd saga, don't bother.

Business & Technology

These solar panels might not be that efficient, but they sure do look pretty

Stick 'em on the highway! They act as sound barriers.

Climate & Energy

Fracking sites might be leakier than we thought

Faulty sensors could be underreporting methane leakage.

There’s only one way to fix the oceans now

And it ain't geoengineering.

Climate & Energy

Obama gets personal as he talks about climate change and clean air

The president gave an unusually passionate speech as he unveiled his Clean Power Plan, complete with an anecdote from his college years.


Here’s what the presidential candidates think of Obama’s climate plan

From Marco Rubio to Bernie Sanders, the leading 2016 candidates had a wide range of responses to Obama's Clean Power Plan.


Hungry Arctic mosquitos are coming for you, Rudolph

Climate change is giving Greenland's mosquitos a leg up on their caribou prey.

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True Detective is almost over, and almost everyone is dead

How many people have had to die in this season of True Detective to make California's high-speed rail happen?

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Megan Amram brings the sadlaughs on women and science

Finally! A silly and sexy take on science that we ladies can understand.

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