Andrew Leonard

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    Will the March for Science Matter?

    The closer one looks, the more intractable the politics become.Photograph by Mihai Petre / Wikicommons Here’s a hypothesis worth testing: If anybody concerned with science was left on the fence about whether the April 22 March for Science was a worthwhile endeavor, a flurry of news in late March catalyzed them to action. Nautilus Members […]

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    Why Revolutionaries Love Spicy Food

    How the chili pepper got to China.

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    To Save California, Read “Dune”

    Survival on a fictional desert planet has a lesson for the drought-stricken state.