Scientific American

0 Five reasons not to panic about the bird flu experiments

News analysis The scientific community is in serious kerfuffle right now about whether or not to publish the details of certain bird flu virus experiments. Angry words are flying back and forth between experts – much like the proverbial behavior of chickens with their heads cut off. One commentator for…

1 Scientists propose a ‘Five-Step Plan’ to save the planet

A 5-step plan to save the planet sounds ridiculous, I know. But, as they say, even the longest journey begins with the first step. Rather than simply get overwhelmed at all of the world’s many problems, an environment and land-use professor at the University of Minnesota and his colleagues decided…