Koda Montgomery

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“Evergreen” reveals the weird lessons of Washington’s weed battle

After Colorado and Washington, we’re on the way toward national legalization. But will liberals get left behind?<p>When is the perfect the enemy of the good? And is it ever OK to surrender certain rights in the name of overall social progress? Those questions don’t have easy answers, but this one …

A Spaceship For The Sea

This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.<p>Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand vision of the French architect Jacques Rougerie, who’s designed an ocean-going laboratory that …

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.<p>This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in …

Economy Hitting New Peak--In Most Areas

Total employment in the United States now exceeds the pre-recession level, so we have recovered as many jobs as were lost in the downturn. That got me to wondering how many other economic series have fully recovered. I ran through my incomplete list of major economic indicators, and here are the …

The Fish That Could Save Antarctica

As long as we save it first<p>A primeval predator patrols the dark, icy waters of Antarctica’s Ross Sea, antifreeze proteins coursing through its blood. An icon of the Southern Ocean, the Antarctic toothfish is a crucial link in the rich food web of the planet’s most pristine marine ecosystem. Since …

Easy Jicama Fries We Know You'll Love

Jicama, or Mexican Turnip as it is sometimes called, is an edible root that has always baffled me just a little bit. How, I wonder, did anyone ever think to taste the very ugly-looking root of a poisonous plant in the first place? I'm glad, however, that some brave soul was willing to take the risk …