Sales of organic products have skyrocketed in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. People associate organic food with better health, local growers, lower pesticide levels, humane treatment of animals and sounder environmental practices.
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Northwestern anthropology professor William Leonard, filmmaker Maria Finitzo, and SiS Director Michael Kennedy traveled to rainforests of Bolivia for three weeks in 2012, shooting pilot footage for the documentary film project, “Lives of the Other.” It explores Leonard’s research on the harmful effects of “westernization”—the loss of...
These works were created by students in AP Studio Art at Evanston Township High School. Each student selected one of the winners of the 2016 Scientific Images Contest on which to base their work.... Read More