Is Beef Really Worse for the Environment Than Driving?

What’s the single biggest action a person can take to reduce their personal impact on climate change? It would seem that the answer is to eat less beef.

How to Wash Your Hands

The research behind hand washing and MRSA, a resistant bacteria.

The ABCs of Ebola

A is for don’t panic. The rest is science. Ebola was first described in the mid-1970s. It causes ...
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Is Our Soap Hurting Us?

Julia Scott, a writer and radio producer in San Francisco, was recently a test subject for a living ...