Brian Owens is a freelance science journalist and editor based in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, where he writes for a variety of international publications. He previously worked as news editor for the journal Nature in London, UK.
Green plant could help clean up heavy metal contamination at industrial sites.
Brian Owens, Contributor
The solution flowing through the Keystone pipeline isn't just crude oil. Scientists are now learning what that means for spills.
The technology is progressing quickly, but the main challenge may be overcoming our fears.
Both Tour de France racers and recreational cyclists can improve performance by riding hardest into the wind.
Expeditions will delve into the wild, looking for species that haven’t been seen for at least a decade.
Software helps a conservation group see where shade trees will best cool a river. Then the hard work starts.
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