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Podcast #20: Huei Peng and Driverless Cars

A tour of autonomous vehicle testing track Mcity with director Huei Peng answers many questions, and raises others.

Pig Carcasses

The Problems of Industrial Meat: A Primer

Industrial meat production has extraordinary costs to animal welfare, the environment, and human health. Acknowledging the immorality of these practices gives us an opportunity to align our behavior with our more humane ideals.

Soap Dispenser

US Finally Washes Its Hands of Antibacterial Soap

After years of arguably no benefits and known risks to antibiotic resistance, antibacterial soap is finally pulled from the shelves.

Julie Brigham-Grette

Podcast #13: Julie Brigham-Grette, Climate Scientist

Julie Brigham-Grette has been studying climate history for decades; she gives it to us straight about what's happening in the Arctic with warming and sea-level rise.

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Plastic Pollution

Plastic’s Legacy of Pollution

Our obsession with disposability and sterility has ironically led to an explosion of plastic, which is non-biodegradable and full of contaminants.