Latest from Sarah Kaplan
President-elect Joe Biden will elevate the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to a cabinet-level agency and picks world famous geneticist Eric Lander to run it.
  • Jan 15, 2021
“One of the most powerful ways for us to connect over climate change is … this fundamental value that we share,” said scientist Katharine Hayhoe, who is helping to lead a $10 million campaign to educate mothers around ways to combat climate change. “We want to ensure a better and safer future for our child.”
  • Jan 12, 2021
It all started with Pablo Escobar and four smuggled hippos. Now there are as many as 100 hippos running wild, and castrating the males is harder than you would think.
  • Jan 11, 2021
In Bordeaux, France, rising temperatures are threatening the wine industry. French scientists are hard at work, trying to find varieties of grapes that will thrive in warm weather, yet still deliver a wine known and loved around the world.
  • Dec 23, 2020
For the first time,the federal government will require testing for lead contamination in schools and day care facilities and will compel utilities to inventory all lead service lines. But it will allow many of the nation's estimated 6 million or more lead pipes to remain in the ground, and health advocates say that leaves Americans at risk.
  • Dec 22, 2020
The president-elect is mapping out a more aggressive strategy to deal with the crisis than any of his predecessors.
  • Dec 22, 2020
Para determinar si un producto realmente es “verde”, tienes que mirar más allá de su empaque en tonos tierra.
  • Dec 21, 2020
Climate change raises the risk from failing sewage systems. So Catherine Coleman Flowers is working for a new way to deal with waste.
  • Dec 17, 2020