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Maddie Stone

Maddie Stone is a freelance science journalist based in Philadelphia.
Digital Government

Microsoft Quietly Supported Legislation To Make It Easier To Fix Devices. That’s a Big Deal.

Major tech companies have long opposed the right to repair, but Microsoft is finally engaging with lawmakers and activists.


A Government Program Hopes to Find Critical Minerals Right Beneath our Feet

Federal scientists are using recon flights and field research to track down metals that are key to the energy transition.


A Massachusetts Law Protects the Right to Repair Your Own Car. Automakers Are Suing

The legal battle has major implications for drivers' pocketbooks, and for the climate.