American plants that have gone extinct

The world is facing an extinction crisis, and it has ramifications for our backyards. Stacker used a database of extinct plants published in Nature this past June (Humphreys et al. 2019) to develop a list of 21 plants that were lost to science here in America.

States with the highest cancer rates

Cancer affects every American, whether directly or indirectly. But some regions of the country are more hard-hit than others. Stacker used CDC data on the incident rates of cancer in every state to examine how this disease is impacting the nation.

Senior Wisdom: Betsy Ladyzhets

Every spring, Bwog publishes a series of “Senior Wisdoms,” short interviews with a few notable seniors from the graduating class; this is Betsy’s.