Every Thursday on Global Activism we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.People’s teeth often go overlooked in development work. Annie Nardone, a dental hygienist, wanted more out of life.
Baclofen was designed as a muscle relaxant. But a small group of physicians now prescribe it to patients suffering from alchoholism as a way to reduce patients' craving for alchohol. Rehman Tungekar spoke with doctors and patients using the medication to help kick the habit.
Biologists with the National Park Service are in their sixth year of visiting eagle nests on Lake Superior for blood and feather samples that help them monitor the level of toxic pollutants in the lakeFeisty is good from WBEZ on Vimeo.Jim Spickler is wearing an orange hardhat and hanging on
As we human beings have come up against our limits throughout history, we’ve managed to invent tools that can overcome them. Using tools we can fly, restart a human heart, photograph galaxies and amoebae.
A new report out Thursday claims the Great Lakes states are moving slowly to meet required deadlines under a federal law that governs water use.That compact prohibits water from being diverted outside the Great Lakes basin except for a few exceptions.
A Chicago museum is offering another lucky winner a chance to live at the institution. The Museum of Science and Industry is accepting applications for its Month at the Museum competition. The winner will live at the museum from Oct. 19 to Nov.
Part of living in the Great Lakes, one of the richest sources of fresh water in the world, is living with a little undercurrent of worry that someone out West or around the world is coveting our water.That fear isn’t based on nothing – there have been schemes floated out there to load water into tan