The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer. Ten years of research
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A new survey of wildlife populations in the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl exclusion zone has found that many mammal species -- including elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, lynx and wolves -- seem be
MIT’s climate scorecard says we're losing—the pledges won't be enough. If every nation that has so far pledged to cut down on its carbon emissions made good on its promises, the global average temperature
I've never been particularly religious despite having grown up going to church on Sundays, singing in the choir, and doing a short gig as an altar boy; though in the Episcopal Church we were called acolytes.
When friends Geoffrey Szuszkiewicz and Julie Phillips became roommates, both were questioning their need for all their possessions that had also drained their bank accounts. They decided to embark on they
A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. Coaches tend
But Everything Was Supposed to Be Perfect: When Anxiety and Depression Follow You to Your Dream City
"Maybe I should just stay in bed." I think this every morning. I seriously consider this every morning. I look around at my tiny apartment, the apartment I go to sleep every night thinking, "How did I
California has made tremendous progress cleaning its once-notorious air pollution over the last generation, with Los Angeles smog easing in response to the state's ever-stricter emissions standards. On
But you need land and water to harvest food — and unfortunately, both of these resources are heavily stressed. A forward-thinking architecture company in Barcelona thinks it has a solution to the problem.
Cross-posted from UN Women A woman demonstrates the efficiency of a Nafama stove, as opposed to the traditional stove, in Ntombougou, Mali. Photo: UN Women/F.Kanakomo More than 77 per cent of women in
The automaker has made it that much harder for any company to convince people that it supports sustainability. The world’s largest automaker has just given more ammunition to those who don’t trust that
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And yet there are clear signs that the much-touted "solutions" of emissions reduction targets and market mechanisms are insufficient for what is required. In our new book, Climate Change, Capitalism and