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A Scientist Emerges

By | August 1, 2012

At age 16, Alexandra Sourakov has her first scientific publication, on the foraging behavior of butterflies.

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Killer Silk

By | July 1, 2012

Silk impregnated with bleach may provide a new way to fight the formidable spores of the anthrax bacterium.

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From Squeaks to Song

By | May 1, 2012

House mice sing melodies out of the range of human hearing, and the crooning is impacting research from evolutionary biology to neuroscience.

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It’s Raining Mice

By | May 1, 2012

A new brown tree snake control strategy takes to the skies as scientists scatter toxic rodents over Guam’s forest canopy.

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Genghis Jon

By | February 1, 2012

By helping Mongolians cultivate an understanding of their native insect fauna, scientists hope to protect the country's unique yet fragile ecosystems.

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Evolution, Tout de Suite

By | October 1, 2011

Epigenetic perturbations could jump-start heritable variation.

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Gorilla Warfare

By | October 1, 2011

As ecotourism becomes more popular, wild apes are succumbing to human diseases.

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Marauding Moths

By | October 1, 2011

Dried plant specimens reveal the origin of an insect pest that has spread throughout Europe.

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Blood Simple

By | September 1, 2011

A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.

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Octophilosophy

By | September 1, 2011

When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.

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