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In his new book, Lester Brown says the world's food supply is tightening -- and the reasons are many.
Climate change may transform how and where farmers grow the food to feed rising numbers of mouths.
From small-scale nuclear power plants to advanced reactor designs, what's next for the technology of nuclear power?
Ira talks about global sustainability with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute.
How closely related are food supplies and the stability of a civilization?
March 22 is World Water Day. In this hour, we'll take a look at the technical and political challenges in providing clean water around the world.
Ira talks with Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute about the environmental problems facing the globe, and what can be done to take action to fix them.
Particle Fever takes filmgoers behind the scenes of physics’ big breakthrough: t...
Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical ...
How can you measure the mass of a particle of antimatter? Might it fall up?
Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle mig...
The massive Large Hadron Collider at CERN is just a few weeks away from startup....
\tAn original rap about the Large Hadron Collider—don't miss it. Brought to you by Will Barras, who was a Ph.D. student in the department of linguistics and English language at the University of Edinburgh and science writer (and rapper) Kate McAlpine.