Twenty years after providing blood samples for diabetes research, the Havasupai tribe got them back -- after charges of medical fraud and a prolonged lawsuit. (NYT)
An investigative report reveals that a sewage treatment center on Long Island may be on the verge of disaster. (Long Island Press)
The world's oceans are being poisoned by carbon dioxide at an alarming rate and scientists are only beginning to realize it. (Natural Resources Defense Council)
When a recorder of birdsongs meets an artist who 'sees' sound, they make a musical language of their own.
Rural Texas farmer Cliff Etheredge saw an opportunity to cash in on a crop of the future that revived his dying town: wind power.
Jazz musicians and chefs are creatively spontaneous, but so are surgeons and firefighters. A look at the unscripted moments in all our lives.
Was PLX4032 a miracle cure for terminally ill melanoma patients? A 3-part series on the hopes and frustrations of clinical drug trials. (NYT)
Extreme martial artist Mindy Kelly pits her contortionist dexterity against one of modern technology's best laser-beam security systems. (National Geographic)
With the release of the quirky alternative-rock duo's latest children's album, they reveal the appeal, and challenges, of entertaining kids. (Time)
Residents near downtown L.A. are afraid to drink their brown tap water, which contains harmful levels of dangerous chemicals. By antiquated Federal standards, it's considered safe. (NYT)