Category: Magazine


Plugging in bricks to power your home

Which of the world’s cheapest and most familiar building materials can be converted into energy storage units that can be charged to hold electricity, like a battery? Red bricks, say researchers from Washington University...


How to help kids bond with nature

Solitary activities like fishing, hunting or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children and nature. Activities like these encourage children to both enjoy being outside and to feel comfortable there.  Solitary...


Small trees offer hope for rainforests

Small trees that grow up in drought conditions could form the basis of more drought-resistant rainforests, says new research. Severe and long-lasting droughts are becoming more common in the Amazon, often killing large trees that...