December 30, 2016
The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex
Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American
December 8, 2016
Democracy depends upon an educated citizenry. Implicit in the concept of a government in which the will of the people directs policy, law, and leadership is the notion that citizens participate in the political process as rational, informed actors. Unfortunately, this ideal of democracy doesn’t always play out, as people are far too often not […]
Source: Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com
November 8, 2016
My Syrian Neighbors. A few weeks ago, I was walking downtown in Portland, Maine, and, while waiting for a traffic light to change, I waved at a young boy…
Source: My Syrian Neighbors – Medium
September 25, 2016
A soil researcher is studying landscapes scarred by what he calls “bombturbation.” That’s familiar terrain for many people, particularly those in Laos.
Source: Bombscapes: The Science and Legacy of ‘Bombturbation’
September 16, 2016
Your three-minute read on the best reporting you probably missed.
Source: SRSLY: This Should Superbug You – ProPublica