The fall and rise of sperm whale cultures

It’s a time of cultural upheaval: between urban and rural, millennials and boomers, liberal and conservative. But it’s not only humans who have cultures. So do animals — and a dramatic change is taking place among sperm whales living off the Galápagos Islands.

Taming the Blue Frontier

Should the U.S. cultivate giant offshore fish farms in its piece of the sea or keep taking most of the fish we eat from foreign waters?

Bacteria-Powered Solar Cell Would Work When Cloudy

A new kind of solar cell uses bacteria instead of silicon to convert sunlight into electricity. It could lead to a cheap, sustainable way to generate electricity even when skies are overcast or the light is dim.

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