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May 9, 2008

How pine beetles are threatening the boreal forest and potentially contributing to climate change.

April 29, 2008

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced last week that it would offer a $1 million reward for a company to bring commercially viable test-tube meat to market by […]

April 9, 2008

A recent study says dogs shouldn’t be allowed near important bird habitats, leashed or not.

April 2, 2008

Even wasps may have the genetic blueprint for motherly love.

March 31, 2008

The best new technology often comes from its exact opposite—nature. Case in point, the Humboldt squid, which manage to use a hard, razor sharp beak to kill and rip up […]

March 19, 2008

How sled dogs can teach us about mercury contamination.

March 12, 2008

A vaccine ready for its final trial phase may protect African infants and children.

March 4, 2008

It’s a catchy title, isn’t it? Somewhere between that and the full-page advertisement in the New Scientist, I was persuaded to buy the book How to Fossilize your Hamster: And […]

February 20, 2008

Last Friday, while the staff of Scienceline was at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Boston, science in general and science journalism in particular got […]

January 22, 2008

As the doldrums of January and February set in, this journalist will have fond memories of reporting challenges during the holidays.

January 16, 2008

For the first time in America, a natural history museum is handing out diplomas.

January 14, 2008

No, it’s not a medieval legend or a chess game – it’s a bee colony in South Africa. A recent study on the Cape Bee subspecies (Apis mellifera capensis) shows […]

January 11, 2008

Tricking males into mating with other males may fight invasive fish.


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