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By Emily Monosson / On December 11th, 2014

A sign encourages people in Simonga, Zambia, to get tested for HIV.

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By Emily Monosson / On November 6th, 2014

As flu season approaches each year, thousands line up to receive a vaccine—but many others don't.

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By Jason Leppig / On October 31st, 2014

   

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By Emily Monosson / On August 20th, 2014

Reposted from Evolution in a Toxic World with permission.

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By Alliance for Biking & Walking / On August 14th, 2014

Image: Walkable and Livable Communities (WALC) Institute

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By Mark Jerome Walters / On May 5th, 2014

Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a sobering report on the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Two main messages are unmistakable: Antibiotic-...

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By Emily Monosson / On April 8th, 2014

Cross posted from Emily Monosson's Evolution in a toxic world...

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By Emily Monosson / On April 3rd, 2014

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By Emily Monosson / On March 12th, 2014

Here’s the skinny: evolution is happening all the time, all around us. Living things are like one roiling mass of DNA. OK, so ...

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By Jason Leppig / On February 21st, 2014

This Friday, check out this selection from Mark Jerome Walters' Seven Modern Plagues. Since Walters first drew attention to these “ecodemics” in 2003...

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