Can termites teach us to build environmentally friendly communities?

Meet the researchers searching for more climate-friendly architecture

Salmaan Craig

Architecture and Thermal Engineering

Harvard University and McGill University

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We know how to fight wildfires effectively. Why don't we do it?

Prescribed burns lessen the damage, but the risk repels lawmakers

Michael Graw

Microbial Ecology

Oregon State University

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Expert Opinions

The most pressing issues in science illuminated by those who know them best: working scientists


Life is evolving through a hurricane of human pollution

Animals are adapting to pollutants in surprising and often costly ways

Brittney Borowiec

Environmental Physiology

McMaster University

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Tiny Worlds

From the social network in the soil to the ecosystem in your body, it’s amazing what’s hidden just out of sight


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Brain Waves

Dispatches from the frontiers of neuroscience