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Paul Tullis

Paul Tullis
Paul Tullis has been writing and editing features for award-winning magazines off and on since 1993. He’s also worked as a screenwriter and as a producer of daily news, and he’s appeared as a news commentator on radio and cable news. He blogs on issues of policy and politics at trueslant.com/paultullis and 3rdworldamerica.net. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, who is a policy analyst, and two daughters.

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Natural gas facility

Is Natural Gas Just as Polluting as Coal?

Researchers find that harmful methane leaks into the air at twice the amounts estimated by the EPA.

 

Do You Know Where Your Medicine Came From?

Here’s look at where the stuff in your medicine cabinet was manufactured. Just don’t ask if these foreign-made drugs are safe, because in many cases, it’s impossible to say.

 

David Onek — Law Enforcement Facilitator

David Onek works to bring together stakeholders in the criminal justice system who often agree — usually without knowing they do.

 

California’s Delta Water Blues

Can California build the new water system experts say it needs — before an earthquake brings the levees down?

 

The U.N.’s Death Squad Watchdog

With few resources but the force of his title — U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions — Philip Alston holds governments accountable for the politically motivated killings they commit, or ignore.

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That Cigarette Would Make a Great Water Filter

Clean out the ashtray, add some aluminum oxide, and you've (almost) got yourself a low-cost way to remove arsenic from drinking water.

Love and Hate in Israel and Palestine

Psychologists find that parties to a conflict think they're motivated by love while their enemies are motivated by hate.

How to Water a Farm in Sandy Ground

Physicists investigate how to grow food more efficiently in fine-grained soil.

Unlocking Consciousness

A study of vegetative patients closes in on the nature of consciousness.

Advice for Emergency Alert Systems: Don’t Cry Wolf

A survey finds college students don't always take alerts seriously.

The Big One

One company, Amazon, controls 67 percent of the e-book market in the United States—down from 90 percent five years ago. September/October 2014 new-big-one-5

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