Environmental Racism and the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19 is disproportionately deadly among people of color. Long-term environmental racism could be a major factor in this disparity.
In Epidemics, the Wealthy Have Always Fled
"The poor, having no choice, remained.”
The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis
After triumphantly leading the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis was either murdered or committed suicide. Did syphilis play a role?
The Science Behind Sonic Incidents
U.S. government employees stationed in Havana, Cuba, and Guangzhou, China, have experienced mysterious symptoms. Could the culprit be a sonic weapon?
Are Our Environmental Policies Making Us Broke, Hungry, and Infertile?
Forestry wages fall, hunger is increases, and infertility may be growing because pesticide residue clings to food. Time to overhaul environmental policy?
The Story Behind “The Parisian Water-Carrier”
Who was the "Parisian water-carrier" depicted in 18th century French sculptor Edme Bouchardon's sketches and how did he earn his living?
Anxiety and Treatment
Anxiety is on the rise in the general populace, says Will Hutton in this weekend’s Guardian.
The Benefits of (Delaying) Cigarettes
Research shows that delaying the age of smoking among adolescents reduces the risk of lung cancer later in life.
A Long Overdue Ban on Trans Fats
The FDA is banning trans fats in food.