By: Kristi Coale


Wireless in Seattle (and Everywhere Else)

We’re all normalized to seeing each other at the gym with our respective earbuds and headphones, smartphones in sleeves and a...


Revolutionizing Your Laundry

Amir Khazaieli says he figured out he was spending too much time in the lab as an engineering student, when it...


One Man’s Trek for Quiet

Gordon Hempton hits a fever pitch when he talks about recording quiet places. The acoustic ecologist likens his work to that...


For This Mathematician, Plant Nutrients Are Not Adding Up

Irakli Loladze hopes that people in positions to make policy understand the connection between the quality of our food and plant nutrient levels.


How to Make (More) Water? Just Add Wastewater … and Education

Municipalities like El Paso, Texas, and Orange County, California are turning to recycled wastewater to augment their drinking water supplies.