Bryan Nelson

Bryan Nelson

Bryan Nelson has been making up for lost time since finishing his graduate degree in Philosophy by traveling and working to change the world. He has worked with groups like The Sierra Club, Environment America & U.S. PIRG, and Environment Oregon & OSPIRG on local and national political campaigns. His environmental journalism can be found throughout the web, which also includes regular contributions to sites like and Between adventure and activism, he currently can be found doing freelance writing from his home in Arizona.

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'Superbubbles' from another galaxy might be blowing powerful cosmic rays in our direction

We get happier as we get older, but at a cost

High fiber diets improve cancer treatments; probiotics make things worse

The science behind why hipsters always end up looking the same

What the singing mice of Costa Rica can tell us about human conversation

Cannabis psychoactive can now be made in the lab without any plants needed

Deep layers of ancient human poop were found at the bottom of an Illinois lake

Hermit crabs are attracted to the smell of their own dead, for one very morbid reason

China's genetically engineered twins were secretly given brain enhancements

Earth's atmosphere stretches further than we thought possible — to the moon and beyond

Why high-protein diets are shortening your life span

Scratches made by ancient witches discovered in UK cave