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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.
Halloween hacks for a "tricked out" trick-or-treating.
Need to put a little geek in your Halloween? We'll get tips from the folks at In...
Yes, we know they're imaginary -- but what would a psychiatrist make of the brai...
We want to hear how you're bringing science and technology to your Halloween fes...
Think monsters are make-believe? In his new book, science journalist Matt Kaplan...
Visit Robert Sabin's pumpkin patch: he has been growing giant pumpkins--the breed is Atlantic Giant--for over ten years. Does his top pumpkin have the heft to win the Long Island Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Hicks Nurseries? We'll find out. What did you think of the video?