Poncie Rutsch
Poncie Rutsch
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Science Journalism is Broken, Here are 6 Ways to Fix It

Science writers are not nearly as responsible with their reporting as they should be. Here are 6 tips to make sure that you don't fall into that same trap.

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How Talking Shit Can Improve Health in the Developing World

Films like Mr. Toilet shine light on our lack of understanding of waste and waste management.
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Should DNA Data Belong to Private Companies? The Genetic Alliance Fights For Open Access

Who does your DNA belong to? The Genetic Alliance is at the forefront of a movement to de-privatize and democratize medical research. Legal issues, however, remain a key stumbling block.
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Costa Rica Presents Local Approach to Conserve Biodiversity

With a higher level of biodiversity that almost every other developing country, Costa Rica provides a model for grassroots solutions to environmental challenges.