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VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

Scientist Mary Blair is using genetics to track these Southeast Asian primates rescued from the illegal wildlife trade

By | Posted July 27, 2018

Forty-eight years on an island with wolves

Forty-eight years on an island with wolves

With just two wolves left, Rolf Peterson is pushing for a genetic rescue. He’s about to get it

By | Posted July 23, 2018

Ancient humans may have shaped the planet with fire and rice

Ancient humans may have shaped the planet with fire and rice

Did early humans jump-start global warming?

By | Posted July 20, 2018

A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age

A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age

What to know before you go to your annual gynecology appointment

By | Posted July 18, 2018

VIDEO: Soap suds are infecting priceless oil paintings

VIDEO: Soap suds are infecting priceless oil paintings

The crux is in the chemistry.

By | Posted July 16, 2018

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

A deadly banana fungus has spread across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Australia. Is Latin America next?

By | Posted July 11, 2018

Call these plants by their names

Call these plants by their names

Botanical conservation and linguistic preservation go hand-in-hand on the remote island nation of Vanuatu

By | Posted July 9, 2018

PODCAST: If you can sing, can you talk?

PODCAST: If you can sing, can you talk?

These two familiar activities are more independent than you might think

By | Posted July 6, 2018

Running out of daylight

Running out of daylight

How a fiction novelist has chosen optimism when writing about climate change

By | Posted July 4, 2018

Foragers are eating wild in America’s concrete jungles

Foragers are eating wild in America’s concrete jungles

More people feast on weeds in the city than you think — dodging dog pee, tainted soil and poison plants. What could go wrong?

By | Posted July 2, 2018