Health + Science

Tech Confronts the Climate Crisis

The problem is vast, but progress is accelerating as tech finds ways to address it. We need new tools to generate energy and more accurate ways to measure emissions. But action is coming both from...

Climate Scientists are Desperate: We’re Crying, Begging and Getting Arrested

On Wednesday, I risked arrest by locking myself onto an entrance to the JP Morgan Chase building in downtown LA. I can’t stand by – and nor should you.

36 People Willingly Got Covid: What Scientists Learned

A bunch of healthy but brave people signed up to get infected with Covid and be studied closely. We learned, among other things, that the virus is transmissible sooner than expected, and that patients continue...

IPCC: We can Tackle Climate Change if Big Oil Gets Out of the Way

Experts say criticism of oil and gas’s ‘climate-blocking activities’ cut from final draft, reflective of industry’s power and influence.

What Happened At Techonomy Climate

Yes we’ll definitely do more climate conferences. The substance Tuesday was phenomenal. Attendees said they were enthralled and bolstered in their convictions. This is THE crisis. And Bill Gross has a lot to teach us.

After Covid: Diabetes, Brain Damage, Stroke

More and more studies are showing that even mild Covid cases can lead to increased risk of severe health issues long after the initial infection is over.

Once Extreme Ocean Temperatures Are the New Normal

A new analysis finds extreme warming events in the ocean have increased relative to the very far past, with nearly 60% of the ocean experiencing extreme heat in 2019.

Will China’s Biotech Markets Rebound?

If biotech ecosystems in China and across Asia Pacific succeed in developing new medicines and driving medical progress, we all benefit. But the outlook remains murky.

What Does “Normal” Mean, as Omicron Eases?

What does the next phase of Covid look like? Physicians, epidemiologists, and other public health stakeholders are weighing in.

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