By Lee Billings, Nov 10
President Obama completed a whirlwind world tour that took him from India to Indonesia and finally to South Korea for the Group of 20 (G-20) summit on global economy and trade.
 
By Saira Jesani, Nov 5
The results of the Visualizing Marathon 2010 are in! Congratulations to everyone for making it through the 24 hours and submitting your visualizations of planetary boundaries – you can view them all here...
 
By Saira Jesani, Nov 4
Though the marathon results won’t be announced until Friday, we thought we would share some event photos in the meantime.
 
By Lee Billings, Nov 3

This week, as American voters go to the polls in droves for a midterm election seen as a referendum on the past two years of the country's progress, the crucial topic on everyone's minds can be summarized by a mantra from Bill Clinton's successful 1992 presidential campaign: It's the economy, stupid.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, Oct 27
This week, as leading thinkers gather in California for an innovative summit on healthcare, a major new breast cancer study underscores the need for more nuanced understandings of genes and diseases.
 
By Marc Schwartz, Oct 26

 

The first ever Visualizing Marathon was composed of 93 students in 23 teams from 8 schools.  For those of you that participated, we thank you for making it such a great experience. In the next few days we will be making photos of the event available. All of the entries will be posted right after judging is completed. 

 

 

 
By Maywa Montenegro, Oct 20

Despite signs of progress, world hunger remains an intractable problem, according to the newly published 2010 Global Hunger Index.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, Oct 12
In the foothills of the Himalayas, two field linguists have just uncovered a language new to science. "Koro" is spoken by natives of Arunachal Pradesh, India's northeastern-most state, where hunters and subsistence farmers live mostly isolated from modern culture.