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Sarah Kollmorgen

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

Why Are Climate Change Docs So Boring? Because It Works.

Climate change has all the raw ingredients of our most terrifying post-apocalyptic nightmares. So why are so many climate change films hit or miss? → Read More

The World's Medical Supply Chain Is Riddled With Counterfeit Drugs

In 2012, the FDA warned physicians and medical practices that their supplies of bevacizumab, an expensive drug used in combination with chemotherapy to inhibit tumor growth, might be tainted. It turns out some hospitals were literally giving cancer patients cornstarch instead of anticancer meds: The FDA found that some batches of the counterfeit beyacizumab contained no active pharmaceutical… → Read More

How the World Plays: Photos from the U.K. to Bhutan

There's this kind of idea that if you’re photographing kids it's somehow dubious and dodgy, which I think is quite a tragic kind of reflection on society. → Read More

Millennials Are Having Less Sex, But Don't Blame It on Twitter or Tinder

The cause is much more complex than that. → Read More

Millennials Can Make Up Their Minds Only About Sex Ed

Millennials: the most scrutinized generation.  → Read More

Climate Change Is Destroying the World's Most Valuable Historic Sites

Earlier this month, the world gasped at videos of ISIS militants wreaking havoc on culturally important artifacts, mosques, and shrines in Iraq. At the Mosul Museum, militants filmed themselves destroying what they consider idolatrous statues with sledgehammers and drills. A few days later, militants bulldozed Nimrud, a site listed by UNESCO as a tentative World Heritage site for its regal… → Read More

Wall Street's Yearly Bonuses Could Double the Pay for All of America's Minimum Wage Workers

But who will take care of these rich bankers when they're old? → Read More

You Weren't Born a Narcissist. Your Parents Made You One.

A new study sheds light on parental praise. → Read More

Study: Traffic Pollution Is Bad for Kids' Brains

At least they'll still be street-smart. → Read More

Can Republicans Finally Accept Gay Conservatives?

"There is certainly nothing wrong with being a gay conservative," says Log Cabin's executive director. → Read More

The Republican Plan to Win Over Millennials

Can conservatives reach an increasingly liberal generation? → Read More

Science Will Soon Have You Peeling Apart Paintings With Your Phone

A team of researchers sheds light on Paul Gauguin's print-making technique. → Read More

We Are Creating Oceans of Plastic in the Ocean

Dreaming of a nice swim in the ocean? → Read More

Scientists Discover Air Pollution in Peru From Almost 500 Years Ago

Humans have been poisoning the atmosphere since well before the Industrial Revolution. → Read More

"People Were Just Pulling Out Plastic Bags With Remnants of Bodies"

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario tells the story behind five war photos. → Read More

Donors Pledged Nearly $3 Billion to the Ebola Crisis, But Have Paid Only $1 Billion

What gives? → Read More

Pew Study: Big Opinion Gap Between Scientists and Public

This study proves what our politics have long suggested. → Read More

Obama Left a Critical Group Out of His Free Education Plan

Obama's plan is laudable, but it could do more. → Read More

Obama Wants Home Care Workers to Get Minimum Wage, But a Federal Judge Is Standing in the Way

The workers aren't guaranteed overtime pay, either. → Read More

Study: Single-Payer Healthcare Would Save U.S. $375 Billion

It would save us $375 billion a year. → Read More