73 Stories by Duncan Geere
"The epidemic is seldom mentioned, and most Americans have apparently forgotten it. This is not surprising. The human mind always tries to expunge the...
Pandemics have threatened humanity in the past–and avian influenza may well be the next one due.
Some of the deadliest forms of these viruses are just a handful of genetic mutations away from turning into what could be the largest,...
Once seen as only good for industry or tourists, the cable car is now emerging as a crucial form of public transit.
This idea of different "learning styles" is widely believed–but there's no evidence that it's true.
The white coat's role in medical history reflects the emergence of medicine as a serious scientific field.
Streaming video has allowed the scene to get so huge that mainstream acceptance is no longer a consideration, let alone a priority, for most...
The biggest killer in the world today is air pollution–yet we have all the technology we need to fix it.
But dig into the numbers and the picture becomes more complicated–and potentially troubling.
Utilities, deliveries, welfare, and more all depend on having an address–so what can you do if your home doesn't have one?