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When Racism Waits along the Academic Path

When Racism Waits along the Academic Path

When Racism Waits along the Academic Path Marlene Stewart Nehemiah Mabry has long imagined a world where people of color have fuller representation inside the world of science. That vision started with him. Mabry was raised by a mother and father who encouraged him to speak up and to develop a passion for…

Noisy Cicadas Are Emerging Earlier

Noisy Cicadas Are Emerging Earlier

Noisy Cicadas Are Emerging Earlier Chelsea Harvey, E&E News States along the East Coast are preparing for a rare and spectacular natural phenomenon. As spring sets in and the soil warms, the ground will erupt as billions of cicadas burst from the earth. It’s an event nearly two decades in the making. Known…

With Sea Level Rise, High-tide Flooding Spikes Along U.S. Coasts

With Sea Level Rise, High-tide Flooding Spikes Along U.S. Coasts

With Sea Level Rise, High-tide Flooding Spikes Along U.S. Coasts Thomas Frank American coastal communities will experience high-tide flooding as many as 270 days a year by 2050, according to NOAA projections released yesterday that show sea-level rise causing the dramatic increases. NOAA’s annual report on high-tide flooding—also called “sunny day” or “nuisance”…