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How to address America’s lead crisis and provide safe drinking water...

Qi Bing, University of California, Irvine and Maura C. Allaire, University of California, Irvine Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans...

The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not...

Joan Rose, Michigan State University Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of...

How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready

Eren Erman Ozguven, Florida State University When Hurricane Michael roared onto northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast in October 2018, its 160 mile-per-hour winds made it the...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

America’s schools are crumbling – what will it take to fix...

Michael Addonizio, Wayne State University When I was asked to support a federal lawsuit that says Detroit’s deteriorating schools were having a negative impact on...

How electric cars could make America’s crumbling roads even worse

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University U.S. roads and bridges are in abysmal shape – and that was before the recent winter storms made things even...

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Could Ebola mutate faster than we can develop treatments?

By Peter White As the worst known epidemic of the Ebola virus continues in West Africa, scientists around the world are trying to develop treatments...