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Genetically-modified malaria-resistant mosquitoes

But the Franken-mozzies will still bite … and their eyes glow red in the dark!

Genetically-engineered mosquitoes that cannot transmit malaria could help stop the spread of the illness, according to a report in the The Guardian and other publications.

It Must Have Been Our Rippling Pecs

Outside magazine features Grist, Grist says, “Aw, shucks” The green issue of Outside hits newsstands today, and you’ll never guess who’s in it: us! Complete with pictures of our chainsaw-wielding prez, the article has the inside scoop on our wit …

Karen Bowman, environmental-health nurse, answers questions

Karen Bowman. What work do you do? I have the best job in the world! I’m president of Karen Bowman & Associates Inc., a nurse-owned firm that provides occupational- and environmental-health services to the global community. How does it relate …

U.S. public-transit ridership highest since 1957, chemical exposure may contribute to obesity, and m

Read the articles mentioned at the end of the podcast: Aren’t You Glad You Use Dial? Was It the Cowlick? The Weight of the World A Little Light Music Maybe They Should Just Call It LNG Beach Next Stop, Wonderment …

Cob Report

Coalition of ranchers and farmers fights subsidies for corn ethanol It’s one thing when dirty hippies oppose your energy-independence scheme, but when ranchers, chicken farmers, and pork producers pile on the hate, that’s trouble. An ad hoc coalition is opposing …

Ceres wrangles some big financial guns behind carbon limits

Including the enormous Calpers

This is promising: Eager to pour billions of dollars into clean energy and low-carbon investments, some of the largest institutional investors in the world will urge the U.S. Congress next week to accelerate passage of climate-change legislation that would clarify …

BREAKING: Gore still not running!

But he’s losing weight!

Yes, the D.C. political corps has managed to squeeze yet another story out of the fact that Gore isn’t running, or completely ruling out running, for president (a state of affairs that has held steady for well over a year …

Experts not optimistic about Iraq War

Are you?

It feels a bit odd to "recommend" something that will make you want to slit your wrists, but those of you with the intestinal fortitude should check out this Rolling Stone expert roundtable on the Iraq War endgame. It’s … …

Did you hear about the Arctic ice?

Turns out it’s melting. And it’s going to screw up the weather in Western Europe and the northern U.S. But then again, Al Gore is fat.