Created to reduce our use of plastic, the New Jersey plastic bag ban has had unintended environmental consequences.
How Whiskey Made Green Crabs Less Invasive
Knowing that green crabs are a vicious invasive species that are reproducing more rapidly, a distiller had a solution.
How Russia’s Ukraine Invasion Harmed Nepal
Rippling around the world, the Russian invasion’s impact has been felt as far away as the land, labor, and capital in Nepal’s economy.
What NASA Brings Back To Earth
Not just a space contest, more of NASA’s innovations that help us on earth will come from its Deep Space Food Challenge.
Why Renaming Countries and Cities is Costly
Renaming countries and cities is costly when we think of the municipal, business, and individual changes that it necessitates.
Why 12 Bottles of Bordeaux Were on the International Space Station
A 14 month International Space Station wine test with 12 bottles of Bordeaux will teach us about about global warming.
What Space Travel Brought Back to Earth
In 2017, the three winners of NASA’s Poop Challenge shared a $30,000 prize. Instead of diapers, NASA needed a device that would withstand zero gravity, accommodate up to 6 days of poop, urine and menstruation, and enable walking, bending, and…
How Global Attitudes About Vaccines Might Surprise You
Global levels of vaccine confidence that relate to safety and effectiveness can help us plan for the COVID-19 vaccine.
How Garlic Relates to Coronavirus
While we’ve heard the coronavirus impact on two cruise ships and on Apple’s projected revenue, its impact on garlic is less well known.
When Cars Have To Decide Whether to Kill Grandma
Like people, autonomous vehicles will have moral dilemmas that require ethical decision-making but it could be tough deciding what is ethical.