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Mara Grunbaum

Mara Grunbaum

Mara Grunbaum studied English and environmental science at NYU. Before returning to New York, she worked for several years as a freelance reporter in Portland, Oregon, where she wrote about local politics, poverty and social justice. As a science reporter, she’s most interested in biology, ecology and most anything having to do with the ocean. You can also read her blog or follow her on Twitter.

July 23, 2010

Researchers say human urine works great as sustainable fertilizer

June 2, 2010

Rare ocean creatures use hand-like fins to "walk" over the sea floor.

March 22, 2010

It’s hard out there for a symbiotic barnacle, but somehow they find a way

February 16, 2010

Fledgling birding project is the next generation in citizen science

February 7, 2010

Spiky echinoderms use spines for complex vision

February 5, 2010

Rhythm in animals reveals evolution of human music

October 4, 2009

Biologists discover new worm species on submerged whale carcasses.


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