John Platt

John Platt

 John R. Platt is a freelance journalist specializing in environmental issues, cutting-edge technology, and entrepreneurship. He writes about endangered species for Scientific American and green technology for several publishers. John lives on the coast of Maine where he spends his spare time drawing cartoons. Visit him online at

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Lawsuit: Taco Bell's 'beef' is false advertising

Cold fusion claims leave many doubtful

Celiac disease: New saliva test could help diagnose children

Solar-powered roads could make snow disappear

'Superstorm' could strike California, scientists warn

Life at high altitudes linked to greater risk of suicide

'Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World'

'Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock'

Book review: 'Whole Earth Discipline'

Book review: 'The Disappearing Spoon'

Self-cloning, all-female lizard species discovered in Vietnam

Study proves dogs recognize their owners' faces