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Friday, June 6, 2014 Permalink

Science Friday: Documenting The Oldest Living Things In The World


The EPA's New Proposal to Curb Carbon Emissions

The EPA's proposal sets a 30 percent decrease in power plant carbon emissions by 2030.

It's a Material World

In his book Stuff Matters, Mark Miodownik explains why the everyday materials around us are truly extraordinary.

The Goat Brigade

A herd of “elite” brush-clearing goats demonstrate why they are a versatile tool to shield against wildfires in Southern California.

Documenting the Oldest Living Things in the World

In her new book of photography, The Oldest Living Things in the World, artist Rachel Sussman documents the oldest continuously living organisms on the planet.

Making Summer Travel Plans With Climate Change in Mind

With projections of warmer temperatures and rising sea levels, which tourist destinations should you plan to visit sooner rather than later?