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Science

Hungry Arctic mosquitos are coming for you, Rudolph

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

she went to Harvard

Megan Amram brings the sadlaughs on women and science

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

Living

Warren Buffett has been quietly funding birth control access

Thanks for my IUD, Mr. Buffett.

Living

Awesome necklaces are an air pollution visualization

These statement necklaces actually say something.

Climate & Energy

If the EPA relaxes deadlines for CO2 cuts, will the U.S. still be able to keep its climate promises?

Sources say states and utilities will likely be given longer to comply with Obama's Clean Power Plan.

Spoiler Alert

Warming waters are destroying your salmon burger

A changing climate is killing the sockeye salmon of the Columbia River.

SPOILER ALERT

Stop blaming yourself for the woolly mammoth extinction

Our old friend climate change played a bigger part.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s power plant rules could cut your electricity bill

A new report suggests that electric bill savings could be even more extreme than the EPA projects.

A wind in the waters

Offshore wind power is finally coming to the U.S.

Construction begins on a new clean energy project off the coast of Rhode Island.