Featured in winter 2020
Pablo Escobar’s hippos might be filling an ancient ecological niche
Though it’s not all good news.
Old dogs need to learn new tricks. Here’s why.
Neural stimulation through education can buy aging brains some time.
Will we ever be able to recycle all our plastic?
It might be better to focus on limiting how much we use.
4 countries that prove money doesn’t always buy happiness
Some places are more content than their GDP per capita would predict.
The top 10 cities for biking probably aren’t where you think
Cold weather doesn’t stop avid pedal pushers.
Designing spaces with marginalized people in mind makes them better for everyone
How the ‘curb-cut effect’ makes the world easier to navigate.
The future of probiotics and gut microbiomes is bright
We might one day fix our whole bodies by balancing the organisms inside.
Why spacing out is good for you
A wandering mind reaps benefits you might not imagine.
Post-pandemic seafood could be more sustainable. Here’s how tech is driving the change.
In Guaymas, Mexico, one savvy fishing co-op shows how apps, QR codes, and other transparent add-ons could deliver a more healthy, equitable future for the industry.
Trees hold the secrets to centuries of climate data
Researchers constructed a hydrographic map of South America going back 600 years.