Francesca Rheannon

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New Technology Allows Election Officials to Verify Votes Like Never Before—Will It Be Widely Used in 2018?

Technology has bestowed a stunning twist of fate in the arcane world of counting how America votes.<p>A decade ago, activists railed against private …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Immune System

A bold plan to slow the melt of Arctic permafrost could help reverse global warming

Russian scientists Sergey Zimov and Nikita Zimov — they're a father-son duo — believe they can slow the thawing of the Siberian permafrost by bringing back grazing animals to a swath of land called Pleistocene Park.<p>Siberia’s melting permafrost has enormous implications for the Earth’s climate.<p>In …

How a climate science denier saw the light

One of the recurring issues that come up in discussions about politics and religion and other areas in life where people hold strongly entrenched …

The EPA Purges Climate Change From Their Website As Thousands March In Protest Of Trump

Thousands of protesters marched in D.C. in a bid to get the Trump administration to change its stance on climate change. Sadly for demonstrators, the Environmental Protection Agency provided a startling example of what they’re marching against.<p>On Friday, the EPA purged most of its climate change …

EPA

Climate change is warming the Arctic faster than expected

Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state. Skyrocketing temperatures are altering the essence of the region, melting ice on land and sea, driving more intense wildfires, altering ocean circulation, and dissolving permafrost.<p>A new report chronicles all …

There can be no greater crime against humanity than the destruction of conditions that make human life possible<p>Most of us have wondered about the human context of past crimes against humanity: why didn’t more people intervene? How could so many pretend not to know? To be sure, crimes against …

Crime