Science writer Janine Benyus believes more innovators should look to nature when solving a design problem. She says the natural world is full of inspired ideas for making things waterproof, solar-powered and more.
The strong emotions sparked by abortion leave little room for thoughtful debate. To cut through the tension, Aspen Baker says we should openly tell — and listen to — stories about women who had abortions or decided not to.
Photojournalist and conceptual artist Kitra Cahana describes how her father dealt with a stroke that left his body completely paralyzed, and how his experience of "locked-in syndrome" opened a world of unexpected opportunities for him.
As an emergency medical technician, Matthew O'Reilly was used to telling a white lie when patients asked if they were dying. O'Reilly describes what happened on one emergency call, when he decided to tell the truth.
About Matthew O'Reilly
Matthew O'Reilly is a veteran emergency medical technician on Long Island, N.Y.