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Posts by Beth Lebwohl

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Interviews | Oct 26, 2012

Tim Lowenstein on a world of microbes buried alive in ancient salt

Lowenstein studies water droplets that have been sealed inside salt crystals for thousands to millions of years.

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FAQs | Oct 13, 2012

What are rogue waves?

Rogue waves are gigantic ocean waves that can be over 100 feet high that seem to appear out of nowhere.

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Interviews | Aug 09, 2012

Ken Cassman on water for food

Cassman spoke with EarthSky about how we can grow more food for Earth’s growing population using the same or less water than we’re using today.

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Interviews | Jun 28, 2012

Chris Jones: Best ways to reduce your greenhouse gas output

If you want to cut down on the greenhouse gases you put in the air, what’s the best way to do it?

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Interviews | Jun 22, 2012

Michael Webber on the vital link between energy and water

It takes energy to use water, and we need water for energy.

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Interviews | Jun 21, 2012

Jaap de Roode: Monarch butterflies use plants for medicine

Humans aren’t the only creatures who improve their health with medicine. Monarch butterflies do, too.

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Interviews | Jun 08, 2012

Joan Kleypas on ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is a change in ocean pH that’s happening due to increased emissions of CO2 in our modern world.

Photo Credit: David Blackwell
Interviews | Mar 22, 2012

Charles Fishman on our hidden water use

Watching your flat screen TV uses water. So does running your computer. Fishman talked about water use that we might not think about – or even know about.

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Interviews | Feb 03, 2012

Semir Zeki: Beauty is in the brain of the beholder

A paper suggests that you can determine what a person finds beautiful just by examining his or her brain state.

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Interviews | Jan 17, 2012

Nina Fedoroff on science for global agricultural challenges

Nina Fedoroff: “One of the biggest challenges is how to raise the grain crops, the soybeans, the corn, the wheat that will thrive in a much harsher climate.”