Companies Meeting Corporate Responsibility With Sincerity
Patagonia, Honest Tea, The Timberland Company and Seventh Generation Inc. talk the talk of corporate social responsibility and appear to walk the walk.
Turning Foreclosed Commercial Properties Into Parks
Turning foreclosed commercial properties into park networks could put people to work, raise real estate values and promote wise redevelopment.
Health Care Without Harm Greens Hospitals Worldwide
Gary Cohen and his nonprofit, Health Care Without Harm, have persuaded hospitals around the world to close their medical-waste incinerators, dramatically cutting emissions of dioxin and other toxins.
Bacteria Capable of Standing Up and Moving Vertically
Researchers discover very specific patterns in the movement of bacteria, which has important implications for the treatment of infections.
Self Comes to Mind and On Second Thought: Book Reviews
New books "Self Comes to Mind" and "On Second Thought" examine the origins of consciousness, and the unconscious pulls that influence our behavior.
Parallel Justice for Victims of Crimes: A Book Review
Susan Herman, author of "Parallel Justice for Victims of Crimes," wonders what if society did not see its help for victims as mere compassion or charity, but a core societal obligation?