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Jennifer Weeks visits Boston’s Museum of Science to discover how personal data are being used.
In the 1960s chemists created artificial turf. But are synthetic fields better than natural grass?
Every few years the warnings appear: the United States will run out of scientists if nothing is done. Is there really a looming shortage of the science educated?
For decades science journalists peacefully worked their beat. But trouble came to their ostensibly objective world. How did science writers get caught in the crossfire of the culture wars?
Nearly 56 million gallons of nuclear waste lies underground in rural Washington. How did the Hanford nuclear facility become one of America’s most vexing environmental challenges? Jennifer Weeks explores the history and future of the site.