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Lindsey Konkel

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February 20, 2009

Seventy million years before birds took flight, pterosaurs – some as large as a small airplane – somehow soared through the Mesozoic skies. Scientists have speculated for decades about how […]

January 29, 2009

One bee scientist looks ahead by cataloguing the past.

January 19, 2009

One fish’s evolution raises questions about what constitutes a species.

January 9, 2009

With the Super Bowl approaching in a fury of clashing helmets and diving tackles, the National Football League hardly conjures up a sensitive image, but sensitive is what the NFL […]

December 27, 2008

As short as they are enigmatic, the three-foot-tall “hobbit people” have provoked controversy since the 2003 discovery of their fossilized remains on the Indonesian island of Flores.  No one knows […]

December 3, 2008

Eavesdropping plants drop hints about ecosystem health.

November 18, 2008

If friends, family, and stuffed turkey aren’t reason enough to thank your lucky stars this Thanksgiving, you can add one more thing to the list – enzymes. Enzymes speed up […]

November 10, 2008

Asks Rob from Los Angeles, CA

November 5, 2008

One ugly insect overturns assumptions about the best mate.

September 23, 2008

Today’s kids may be able to read, write, and multiply, but will they be able to relate to the environment? The U.S. House of Representatives addressed this question when they […]


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