Posts in: biology

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PODCAST: In herbs we trust

PODCAST: In herbs we trust

Neglected by the health care system, many immigrants are finding relief in medicinal herbs

By | Posted December 9, 2017

Changes in Ecuador’s ‘seed law’ angers and frustrates scientists

Changes in Ecuador’s ‘seed law’ angers and frustrates scientists

An amendment that gives a free pass to genetically modified crops causes legal turmoil

By | Posted November 13, 2017

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

By | Posted September 25, 2017

The Art.Science.Gallery. is a new species of museum for Austin, Texas

The Art.Science.Gallery. is a new species of museum for Austin, Texas

A researcher who watercolored a salamander on her thesis now runs an art gallery

By | Posted July 26, 2017

The Liberty Science Center

The Liberty Science Center

If you want to turn your kids into a bunch of little nerds, this is the place!

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Giving antibiotics a boost

Giving antibiotics a boost

Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria

By | Posted June 21, 2017

PODCAST: Sensing teamwork

PODCAST: Sensing teamwork

Scientists pinpoint how chemicals drive social behavior in ants

By | Posted May 8, 2017

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes

By | Posted April 17, 2017

Turning roundworms into flatworms

Turning roundworms into flatworms

A recent study on roundworms identified the hormone responsible for burning fat, marking the latest discovery in a convoluted, century-long search

By | Posted April 10, 2017

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

By | Posted March 22, 2017

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