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New coronavirus variants share similar combinations of mutations. It's like a game of Tetris, where a limited number of building blocks can be assembled in different ways, in different combinations, to achieve the same winning structures.
A city in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest Is a stark warning about COVID to the rest of the world
The backbone of President Biden's plan to use infrastructure spending to advance climate policy is a clean electricity standard for the power sector that has the potential to be the most aggressive ever enacted by the federal government.
Scientific American has agreed with major news outlets worldwide to start using the term “climate emergency” in its coverage of climate change. Read our statement about this decision, and the impact we hope it can have throughout the media landscape.
For this year's UN Youth Forum, senior editor @markfischetti spoke with 3 young visionaries who are on the frontlines of combatting climate change and inequality. Watch the conversation here, presented by @NewsDMZ : And meet the participants below! 1/4
Scientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now. The 2020 election is literally a matter of life and death. We urge you to vote for health, science and Joe Biden for President.
“We are a wave of change. Together and united, we are unstoppable. This is what people power looks like. We will rise to the challenge," said 16-year-old climate activist @GretaThunberg who led global protests today demanding action on climate change. #ClimateStrike ? Liz Tormes
Instead of a wall, we could build solar and wind farms, plus 2,000 miles of natural gas and water pipelines to power and supply water for farms and industry along the entire U.S.–Mexico border, creating a zone of opportunity for both countries. Crazy idea?
In Opinion Stop using phony science to justify transphobia. Actual research shows that sex is anything but binary