Science and Environment

Spring 2018

A Lethal Dose

Ron Dodgen

Synthetic chemicals have become embedded in all aspects of our lives. What will it take to reverse their toxic effect—on our bodies and on our world?

Spring 2018

Is Science Getting in God’s Way?

Dan Cloer

Why does America’s Christian Right take such an active interest in how we view and use scientific findings—to the point of creating its own version of science?

Article Series

Global Threats

Threats to our continued ability to live and thrive on this small planet are increasingly hard to ignore. Vision addresses several of them in this video series.

March 29, 2018

Global Threats, Part 5

Cities at Risk

David Hulme

More and more people are streaming into the world’s cities, magnifying already serious issues such as pollution, waste management and disease. What should we expect in the coming decades?

Winter 2018

Humanity’s End Game

David Hulme

David Hulme interviews Australian science writer and author Julian Cribb about what it will take for the human race to make it through this century.

Winter 2018

Wasting Away

Martin Coates

The food we produce today could adequately feed the world, yet we throw it away by the tons. Not only do millions go hungry as a result, but our wastefulness has a direct environmental impact.

Winter 2018

Bitcoin: Ill-Gotten Gains

Daniel Tompsett

With the world’s number-one virtual currency so much in the headlines and yet so little understood, it’s a good time to look at its origin, volatile price—and surprising environmental implications.

Fall 2017

Your Cells Are Killing You

Dan Cloer

Immortality may not be an option, but can degeneration and the terrors of aging be lessened or even eliminated? These authors think so.

Fall 2017

Discovering the Body’s Ticking Clock

Dan Cloer

We all know we have a “body clock” and that it’s slowly winding down. But researchers are learning more about just what that means.

Fall 2017

How to Undo Aging

Dan Cloer

Neurobiologist Michael Fossel explains how people’s healthy life spans can be extended and how he believes Alzheimer’s will soon be cured.

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