In the World’s Fastest Drummer, Scientists See a Bionics Breakthrough
The same A.I. technology that runs Jason Barnes’ prosthetic arm can teach people how to read Braille or play the piano in a matter of hours.
Abandoned Oil Rigs Are Actually Helping the Oceans
Properly maintained, their towering pylons often become an ideal habitat for endangered marine life.
How Norway Popularized an Ultra-Sustainable Heating Method
No other country has more heat pumps per capita, a cheap, highly efficient tool to keep homes warm — and carbon footprints small.
Police Are Keeping Mugshots Locked Away for Justice’s Sake
Mugshots imply guilt and live online forever. Now fewer of them are being released.
With This Company’s Support, Women Are Escaping Their Abusers
Brazil’s largest retailer takes extraordinary steps to help employees impacted by domestic violence.
Want Drastic Climate Action? Maybe It’s Time to Sue the Government
When political leaders dither, “the only instrument that leads to non-negotiable results is the court ruling.”
A Diet Rich in Probiotics Could Climate-Proof Coral Reefs
New research shows that the “gut health” microorganisms can enhance the immune systems of living coral.
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