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Stories in the sediment

Stories in the sediment

Tom Cronin stumbled into studying deep ocean floors, and hopes he can help others find the same curiosity for the unknown

By | Posted February 23, 2015

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

The debris littering this historic island is just a tiny part of a global littering problem

By | Posted February 9, 2015

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

By | Posted December 11, 2014

The fly — household pest, or environmental hero?

The fly — household pest, or environmental hero?

Housefly larvae help scrub antibiotics from manure at factory farms

By | Posted November 17, 2014

Sticking it to Nature

Sticking it to Nature

A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world

By | Posted November 14, 2014

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

Two Remote Villages Devise a Plan for Sustainably Managing Harvests of Yartsa Gunbu

By | Posted November 13, 2014

Drawing outside the lines

Drawing outside the lines

Stymied scientists disagree about how to drive home global warming lessons

By | Posted November 12, 2014

Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.

By | Posted October 29, 2014

Big consequences from tiny life

Big consequences from tiny life

Research digs deeper into the effects of soil microbes on a warming environment

By | Posted October 27, 2014

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Two species of Asian carp are pushing toward the Great Lakes, leaving researchers scrambling to hold the invasive species back

By | Posted October 9, 2014

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