Grist List

the science of the lambs

Someone accidentally ate a GMO lamb with jellyfish DNA — and nothing happened

It sounds like a setup to a horror movie: A genetically modified glow-in-the-dark lamb was unintentionally sold to a slaughterhouse. But really, NBD.

Climate & Energy

Pope Francis isn’t the only old Catholic who believes in climate change

You might have more in common with your grandpa than you think.

Cities

Seattle drivers get rewarded for not being jerks

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest: Where You Can Be A Baby For Life.

Living

This bodega can’t afford rising rent so it’s throwing an Artisanal Landlord Price Hike Sale

As Jesse's Deli in Brooklyn prepares to close, its neighbors are rallying to save their local convenience store.

Dirty Minds

Air pollution is making your brain age faster

Exposure to airborne toxins may up your odds of getting dementia, sooner.

Climate & Energy

One benefit to California’s drought: Cleaner beaches

Water quality along Los Angeles County's coast has improved due to less runoff.

Panel Power

China built a giant solar field in a desert

From space, China's massive new solar farm is an impressive sight.

Climate & Energy

We’re using groundwater at a terrifying rate, and it’s not just California

Aquifers around the world are being depleted at an alarming rate, according to NASA.

Algae Whiz

Amazing photosynthetic furniture could grow eco-friendly meals

The desk lunch will never be the same.