Investigated Air Pollution Near Florida’s Sugar Fields

The Glades is an area of Florida just south of Lake Okeechobee, the large body of water in the center of the state you can easily spot on a map. As...

One-way superconductor could be a step toward eternal electricity

Imagine if your computer could run on electricity that flows forever without overheating. This isn’t magic: It’s the potential future of a real phenomenon called superconductivity, which today underpins everything from...

‘Vampire Energy’ Is Sucking the Life Out of Our Planet

UNTIL RECENTLY, I thought vampires—creatures of the night that suck the life from their victims—existed only in the fictional realms of literature and TV. That's until I learned about a real-life scenario draining both...

Tire company startup to use NASA technology to end flats and reduce waste

While millions of Americans tuned in to watch NASA perform another successful rover landing on Mars this past February, a new startup was preparing to announce Earthly intentions for a core...

From pollution to dams: here’s what is plaguing America’s 10 most endangered rivers

We depend on our rivers for a lot—drinking water, agriculture, biodiversity. But climate change, in combination with consequences of how natural resources are managed, can have a big impact on how...

Wildflower believed to be extinct for 40 years spotted in Ecuador

A South American wildflower long believed to be extinct has been rediscovered. Gasteranthus extinctus was found by biologists in the foothills of the Andes mountains and in remnant patches of forest in...

Chicken Checker

Find the P-number on a package of raw chicken or turkey. How do I find the P-number? Look for the P-number on your package of raw chicken or turkey. It is often printed near a use-by date,...

“The People We Serve Are Paying Too Much for Energy:” Virginia Lawmakers Are Targeting...

In a bid to lower some of the highest electricity bills in the nation, Virginia lawmakers are pushing legislation that would strengthen oversight of the state’s largest utility, Dominion Energy, potentially...

“Who We Are”: New Film Chronicles History of Racism in America Amid Growing Attack...

As the nation heads into the Martin Luther King Day federal holiday weekend, Democrats have been dealt a major blow in their effort to pass new voting rights legislation. On Thursday,...

Afghanistan in Freefall: Deadly U.S. Sanctions Blamed for Shocking Humanitarian Crisis

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. This week the United Nations...

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