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Starre Vartan

Starre Vartan

A geologist in her first career, Starre is now freelance science writer—but she still picks up rocks wherever she goes. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Slate, Scientific American, Mental Floss, and others. Curiosity is her constant friend, which is why you can find her on Twitter as The Curious Human (

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Fashion Forward: How Three Revolutionary Fabrics Are Greening the Industry

Kelp, yeast, and sequestered methane gas are on the forefront of the move to create environmentally friendly clothing