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Bacteria for Better Biofuels

Bacteria for Better Biofuels

Adding the right kind of bacteria, scientists find, can boost plant growth on poor quality soil.

By | Posted March 30, 2009

Getting Out of Thin Air

Getting Out of Thin Air

Study alerts Everest climbers to pay attention to early warning signs of cerebral edema.

By | Posted March 27, 2009

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

Invasive sea lampreys may soon become vulnerable to a powerful new stake to the heart: irresistible sex pheromones.

By | Posted March 25, 2009

Sneezing For Some Means a Bit More(gasm)

Sneezing For Some Means a Bit More(gasm)

By | Posted March 24, 2009

Disappearing Fish

Disappearing Fish

Experts say that global warming will have a major impact on poor nations’ fisheries.

By | Posted March 22, 2009

Mosquito Mating Music

Mosquito Mating Music

Scientists listen to the mating songs of disease-carrying mosquitoes in hopes that they’ll use what they learn to control wild populations.

By | Posted March 18, 2009

Volunteers for the Birds and the Bees

Volunteers for the Birds and the Bees

Ordinary citizens make valuable contributions to scientific research.

By | Posted March 13, 2009

Nature's Chemical Warfare - Good News for the Worldwide Malaria Epidemic

Nature’s Chemical Warfare – Good News for the Worldwide Malaria Epidemic

A microscopic arms race may lead to a new cost effective malaria treatment.

By | Posted March 10, 2009

When Viruses Jump Species

When Viruses Jump Species

A recent Ebola Reston outbreak among pigs in the Philippines is cause for concern among some scientists.

By | Posted March 8, 2009

A River of Raptors

A River of Raptors

An ornithologist’s season counting hawks atop Chestnut Ridge.

By | Posted March 1, 2009