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Stories by Melinda Welsh
The Science of Happiness
Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: Sacramento News & Review
Scientists and experts share five ways to lead a better life.
MOOCs: High-Tech Hype, or The Future of Education?
Posted on: Mar 8, 2014, Source: Sacramento News & Review
There's nothing simple about massive open online courses or what they might mean for the future of education. Just ask the professors that teach them.
Doctors' Secret for How to Die Right
Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: Sacramento News & Review
Why do physicians make different end-of-life choices than the rest of us?
Meet California's Climate Heroes
Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: Sacramento News & Review
Here are scientists and policy makers in the Sacramento region who play vital roles in the global effort to fix a warming planet.
Home Sweet Homeland
Posted on: Jul 1, 2004, Source: Sacramento News & Review
'Homeland' attempts to chart the trends in a restless, deeply divided America, and finds a new nationalism taking hold across the country.
Travels in a Complicated Cuba
Posted on: Dec 10, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review
A reporter takes one last look at the complicated and enchanting island of socialism before the newly strengthened U.S. travel ban takes effect.
We're Melting ...
Posted on: Oct 14, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review
If you still don't believe that global warming is a reality, go visit a glacier and listen to it drip, drip, drip.
Posted on: Jun 8, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review
The former boy mayor of Cleveland hasn't changed. But he’s hoping the country might.
Witness to War
Posted on: May 15, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review
Vietnam War hero and peace advocate Charlie Liteky returned from Baghdad with an unembedded view of what the war was like.
The Junk-Food Wars
Posted on: Nov 20, 2002, Source: Sacramento News & Review
As parents and public-health advocates prepare to struggle against junk food and the childhood obesity it helps fuel, one school district is providing a healthy choice.
Prisoner of Conscience
Posted on: Jun 18, 2001, Source: Sacramento News & Review
Charlie Liteky has made the strange sojourn from priest to war hero to human rights activist. He is a man who will do anything, including risk his life, for what he perceives to be a just cause.
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