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Cozy yet hungry or uncomfortable but full?

Cozy yet hungry or uncomfortable but full?

The choices made by fruit fly larvae may provide basic understanding of how animals make decisions.

By | Posted August 29, 2008

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria’s genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.

By | Posted August 27, 2008

What’s going on with Ebola? I thought it was going to kill us all.

What’s going on with Ebola? I thought it was going to kill us all.

Asks Spencer from Madison, Wisconsin.

By | Posted August 25, 2008

Cool Chemistry: Stretchy Ice Cream

Cool Chemistry: Stretchy Ice Cream

Science and tradition meet when chemists cook up stretchy Turkish ice cream.

By | Posted August 22, 2008

Can plastic bottles make me sick? And what the hell is Bisphenol-A?

Can plastic bottles make me sick? And what the hell is Bisphenol-A?

Asks Ariel from Brooklyn

By | Posted August 18, 2008

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.

By | Posted August 15, 2008

The Trust Hormone

The Trust Hormone

Oxytocin may make you more trusting, but is that a good thing?

By | Posted August 13, 2008

Is ocean fertilization really a viable way to slow down global warming?

Is ocean fertilization really a viable way to slow down global warming?

Asks Julie from Bloomington, Indiana

By | Posted August 11, 2008

Why China’s Environmental Future May Depend on Reclaiming Some of Its Past

Why China’s Environmental Future May Depend on Reclaiming Some of Its Past

China is trying to modify its value system in a way that is scientifically sound and reflects its philosophical traditions.

By | Posted August 8, 2008

Learning Gets a Green Face

Learning Gets a Green Face

Environmental education enhances the student experience in New York City’s public and private schools.

By | Posted August 6, 2008

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