The Aroma of the Seaside.
By Brian Rohrig
Airbags have saved thousands of lives, but defective ones have led to more than 20 deaths. Find out what went tragically wrong.
By Don Calbreath and Matt Ruppel
Strategies to address current and future water crises range from the tried-and-true to the truly bizarre.
By Don Calbreath
As water shortages get worse, it could finally be time to drag icebergs across thousands of miles of open water to quench parched regions.
CORRECTION: On page 14, the sidebar should read “For one thing, when water freezes, it becomes less dense.”
By Rebecca Heisman
Algal blooms can shut down beaches, fisheries and even city water supplies. Luckily, we know how to curb them.
CORRECTION: Eutrophication (referred to on page 16 of the print magazine) is the process by which a body of water becomes enriched in dissolved nutrients. This process can lead to the rapid growth of algae, which in turn depletes the water of oxygen when the algae die and are decomposed by bacteria.