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Trust Us, We're Experts!: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles With Your Future looks like it's good for you. But it's not a didactic or joyless read. John Stauber, the book's co-author, will be at BookPeople on Monday, June 25, at 7pm.
"...good for you. With probing chapters like "The Birth of Spin" and "The Best Science Money Can Buy," Trust..."

June 22, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

"...enjoy most movies, there is some point where suspension of disbelief is a necessary element. The conscious mind makes..."

July 18, 1997 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Gardeners and Librarians Join Forces to Catalog Seeds
Seed banking on the future
"...the small but mighty seed lives in the center of the Venn diagram. In Central Texas, a growing network..."

April 22, 2022 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Solar-Powered Suds
Texas breweries reducing beer's carbon footprint
"...a brewpub in every town," says Ian Davis, co-owner of Texas Beer Company in Taylor. "And it's just getting..."

April 23, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Election Notes
Emptying out the dregs from this election
"...Bond had lost, it wouldn't have been for lack of trying – or spending. By its eight-day-out report, filed..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

News Roundup: Biker Gangs, Ice Cream, & Rain
A deadly shooting, the latest at Kyle PD, and more
"...In this week's News Roundup, an influx of biker gangs brings violence with it; rain closes Barton..."

May 18, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Bright Lights, Little City
An icon makes a big comeback
" were to plot Austin's history through a chronology of coffee shops, a large chapter starts and stops with..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Animal Farm
Sebastien Bonneu and Countryside Farm
" the woods between Austin and Bastrop, Sebastien Bonneu of Countryside Farm raises animals for meat. Not the usual..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Food Feature by MM Pack

Day Trips
The Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands north of Decatur are where the wild things live
"...The Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands north of Decatur, Texas, is where the wild things live. The..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Sustainable Biodiesel: Made in Austin
How two guys are putting Austin on the biodiesel map … again
"...that owed much to Jeff Plowman, who co-founded Austin Biofuels in 2003 with mechanical engineer Kurt Lyell and diesel..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

An Avocado Story
From the Aztecs to the Austin Aztex, everybody's eating avocados
"...A billion pounds. That's the weight of avocados that Americans eat each year. And it's no..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Food Feature by MM Pack

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature

District 52 Republicans Vie to Replace Krusee
Southern Williamson House seat up for grabs
"...With the decision of State Rep. Mike Krusee, R-Round Rock, not to run..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Austin Chronicle' Endorsements
General Election, Nov. 6 – Proposed Constitutional Amendments
"...insist, in this fallen world, on pragmatic distinctions, we offer these succinct recommendations (with as little repetition as possible)...."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week"We agree that the bankruptcy court did not..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

Kick the Can and Bag the Bag
A guide to preparing homemade pet food
"...What began last month as a limited recall of canned pet food has widened to 57 brands of..."

May 11, 2007 Food Feature by Fran Moody

It's Noon. Do You Know What Your Children Are Eating?
Fernando Saralegui is in 'Papi's Kitchen' trying to help kids with healthy habits
"...Fernando Saralegui is, as usual, at the center of a whirlwind of activity. A self-described type-A personality, the..."

June 9, 2006 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Our readers talk back.
" perform my civic duty and vote in the run-off election...."

June 17, 2005 Column

Lavender Love
Blanco celebrates its essence with a brand-new festival
"...experimenting with warm weather grape varietals from the South of France, Italy, and Spain, and then a few brave..."

May 13, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Hightower Report
Tyco stays the course, and the USDA rolls over for Big Beef
"...Take the case of Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a small, enterprising company in..."

April 23, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Big City Blues
Although it has three of the 10 largest cities in the United States, Texas is still largely a state of home-rule cities. A brief look at the prospects for a real urban policy in Texas.
"...For decades, the state of Texas had a very straightforward relationship with its cities:..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Noshing Kosher
Lorne Oppler gives the lowdown on eating kosher in Austin.
"...It's Sunday afternoon and you're cruising down the aisle of your local supermarket for a quick grocery hunt. You..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Food Feature by Lorne Opler

Comrades in Court
Boll Weevil Case Could be City's Ace Card in Water Suit
"...that important, think again. The water quality issues are of great importance for Barton Creek and Barton Springs. But..."

April 17, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Short Shrift
"...up the Chronicle this week and discovered that several of the films shown at the SXSW Film Festival had..."

April 3, 1998 Column

The Vegetarian Meet
"...was intended to target "lay" vegetarians (the stated purpose of the event was to publicize vegetarian diets and move..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Food Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...Cunningham, who earns $40,000 per year as a member of Freeport's board of directors, holds options for 47,369 shares..."

Dec. 1, 1995 News Feature

"...would be to round up from 15 to 40 of your nearest and dearest and rent the Kon-Tiki, a..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Arts Feature

City's Urban Ag Effort Struggles to Take Root
Bureaucracy may be reason for program's stunted growth
"...Local economist Jon Hockenyos is the guy the city of Austin turns to whenever it needs the guts of..."

April 12, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

What Happens When Two Academics Fall in Love and Start a Farm?
TerraPurezza Farm studies regenerative agriculture just outside Austin
"...'No way, me too!' ... 'But specifically a regenerative agriculture farm.' ... 'Yeah, me too!' So it just kind..."

April 3, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Lone Stars Rising
The Lady Rancher: From Hogs to Boll Weevils
"...Of the two candidates, Combs is a lot more appealing..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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