Yan: Staying Power

Yan: Staying Power

Nuclear waste can outlive the human race, Wudan Yan reports in MIT Tech Review. And we’re running out of places to put it. In California, a decommissioned nuclear generating station is temporarily keeping nuclear waste in seismically active areas. Doesn’t sound...
James: High Temperatures

James: High Temperatures

For the South Seattle Emerald, Sally James tells the story of two local healthcare professionals—both dancers with Bailadores de Bronce, which celebrates Mexican traditions—who are recovering from COVID-19. Sally @jamesian talks with respiratory therapist Federico...
DeWeerdt: Second Life

DeWeerdt: Second Life

Science writers have many talents, writes Sarah DeWeerdt for The Open Notebook. Yes, we write bestselling books and report hot science news. But we’re also poets, graphic artists, musicians, novelists, painters, choreographers, and more. Sarah (@DeWeerdt_Sarah) talks...
Ross Scanlan: For Your Reading List

Ross Scanlan: For Your Reading List

Adrienne Ross Scanlan has book suggestions in the New York Journal of Books for your holiday gift list or to add to the stack on your nightstand. You might be intrigued by Adrienne’s review of the The Journey of Trees, which she says “offers weathered optimism.”...
Goldstein: Rethinking Recycling

Goldstein: Rethinking Recycling

Julia L.F. Goldstein’s new book, Rethink the Bins is out this month and promises surprising facts, informed advice, and practice tips about recycling. Worried that you’re not sorting and composting correctly? Learn the facts and best practices from Julia...