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A huge, toxic algae bloom is basically eating the West Coast alive

That toxic algae bloom off the West Coast is bigger and badder than we thought -- and its messing with your seafood.

Shell cuts ties with corporate bill mill ALEC, claiming high ground on climate (!)

The oil and gas company is the latest to leave the state-level policy group.

Power plant emissions hit a 27-year low — and Obama’s plan hasn’t even kicked in yet

With a chart!

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.

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

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

Fracking sites might be leakier than we thought

Faulty sensors could be underreporting methane leakage.

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.

Warren Buffett has been quietly funding birth control access

Thanks for my IUD, Mr. Buffett.