Joined: Aug 14, 2015
Starre Vartan is a science and travel writer, essayist, author, and editor. Her work has appeared in Undark, National Geographic, Hakai Magazine, Scientific American, and more.
London used to really stink—but cleaning it up made a world of difference in public health.
It looks as if a giant is sleeping just beneath the forest floor. Spoiler alert: It's not a giant.
For now, it appears that we’ve finally dumped something into the oceans that doesn’t seem to be hurting them.
Rule #3: Touch is a language too.
What appears in fish guts is a reflection of wastewater treatment and recycling—or the lack thereof.
Today, men still only have two real options: condoms or vasectomy. Meanwhile, women have 11. What's the holdup?