Posts in: Life Science

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Majestic birds or rats with wings?

Majestic birds or rats with wings?

The ubiquitous city pigeon may not deserve its bad reputation

By | Posted November 25, 2016

The original ant farms

The original ant farms

The remarkable leafcutter ant is spurring some wild ideas about agriculture, medicine and the nature of ecosystems

By | Posted July 6, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

By | Posted June 29, 2016

You don’t need to eat local

You don’t need to eat local

The trendy food label doesn’t mean what you think it does

By | Posted May 30, 2016

PODCAST: Worldbuilding pilot

PODCAST: Worldbuilding pilot

Finding the science hidden in fantasy novels

By | Posted April 5, 2016

Fleshing it out

Fleshing it out

Behind the scenes, Rebecca Meah builds models of dinosaurs and other animals for museum exhibitions

By | Posted March 21, 2016

Monkeying around

Monkeying around

Molecular anthropologist Todd Disotell balances research with outreach using his sense of humor

By | Posted March 7, 2016

Putting names to bones

Putting names to bones

The art and science of identifying famous people from the past

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Culling and contraception

Culling and contraception

Are either of these dirty words for zoos?

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From the field to the classroom

From the field to the classroom

Yesterday’s discovery changes tomorrow’s lesson plan

By | Posted February 29, 2016

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