The Bay Area’s bicycling culture was lacking in the diversity department. Jenna Burton set out to change that.
A recent study shows little changes to menus can make a big difference to health outcomes.
Sara Volz’s experiments with algae could create cheaper, more efficient biofuel.
To make this subterranean transit-geek wonderland, self-described “train-obsessed nutcase” Jason Shron went in with a friend on a decades-old train car that was slated to be scrapped.
Readers ask about that holiest of all topics: their clothes. Umbra sends some smoke signals up the Grist chimney.
What the hell is going on? Why are so many dehydrated and malnourished baby sea lions washing ashore? And do they need us to take some of them home?
Eighteen-year-old Nelson Kanuk’s yard is disappearing. Eight feet last spring. Five feet last summer.
Science writer Emily Anthes has a new book out that covers all the ways we’re tinkering with animals and turning them into cyborgs, ready to obey our every whim.
A shark meant for a Kmart commercial died in an above-ground pool in Van Nuys, in Los Angeles. Not a dignified way to go.