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I heard about a bandage for soldiers that's made from shrimp! What's in shrimp that makes these bandages effective?

I heard about a bandage for soldiers that’s made from shrimp! What’s in shrimp that makes these bandages effective?

– asks Nan Knight from Temple, TX.

By | Posted February 26, 2007

Are Polar Bears Victims of the New Cold War?

Are Polar Bears Victims of the New Cold War?

Climate change may be affecting the bears’ habitat.

By | Posted February 5, 2007

Where the Elephants Used to Roam

Where the Elephants Used to Roam

The struggle to repair lost connections between wildlife and humans in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

By | Posted January 26, 2007

I've heard dogs can detect cancer just from sniffing someone's breath. How is that possible?

I’ve heard dogs can detect cancer just from sniffing someone’s breath. How is that possible?

-asks Christine from Waldorf, Maryland

By | Posted January 17, 2007

Lamprey Go Home

Lamprey Go Home

A new book explores the science of species invasion

By | Posted November 29, 2006

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

In his new book Michael Pollan explores the origins of the American meal.

By | Posted November 20, 2006

Medicines of the Sea

Medicines of the Sea

Scientists delve into the oceans to solve the problem of drug resistance.

By | Posted November 17, 2006

Insect Investigations

Insect Investigations

A New York scientist uses his knowledge of bugs to solve crimes.

By | Posted September 13, 2006

I thought stingrays were harmless, so how did one manage to kill the "Crocodile Hunter?"

I thought stingrays were harmless, so how did one manage to kill the “Crocodile Hunter?”

–asks Anonymous, from New York, New York.

By | Posted September 11, 2006

Why Men Are Like Dogs (but not in a bad way)

Why Men Are Like Dogs (but not in a bad way)

Men raise or lower the pitch of their voice based on how they view the dominance of another man.

By | Posted August 2, 2006

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