The urban water supply cycle faces an exciting opportunity—large-scale conversion of sewage waste into drinkable water.
To propel young folks to the polls, a political organization mixed Web 2.0 tools with social science savvy.
Can environmental sustainability be supported by genetics? In this audio interview, Craig Venter, a pioneer in genetic research, discusses some of his key discoveries that are advancing the state of science in genomics and synthetic life. He shares how, in his current work on DNA programming and building synthetic organisms, he is using the building blocks of life to approach society's most pressing problems such as energy and food.