Jeannine Povey

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To Improve Global Health, We Must Erase The World's Biggest Killer

If we’re going to improve human health, we must defeat a scourge that kills more people each year than AIDS, malaria, and TB combined. That killer is hunger, and – like the devastating diseases that are the focus of biopharmaceutical research – it’s not going to yield without a sustained commitment …

Scientists ID new catalyst for cleanup of nitrites

Chemical engineers at Rice University have found a new catalyst that can rapidly break down nitrites, a common and harmful contaminant in drinking …

Pollution yields longer-lasting storm clouds

Models that predict weather and climate don't reconstruct the lives of clouds well, especially storm clouds. Usually these models replace storm …

Nutrient Pollution

EPA celebrates farmers who take action to reduce nutrient pollution and preserve their water resources.

The reality behind Europe's response to climate change

British cities -- unlike their counterparts on the mainland -- are taking the lead in making plans to curb and handle the impact of climate change. …

Europe’s response to U.S. surveillance is hopeful rather than harsh

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The European Commission has laid out plans for “rebuilding trust” in the EU’s data-sharing agreements with the United States, …

Microsoft reportedly wants to combat NSA with stronger encryption

Executives discuss new initiatives following reports that government agency breached networks at Google and Yahoo<p>Microsoft is reportedly looking for new ways to more securely encrypt its internet traffic amid concerns that the National Security Agency (NSA) may have breached its network. Citing …