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Speaking of Science

By | February 1, 2016

February 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker

By | February 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. Age: 37

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Who Owns CRISPR, Cont’d

By | January 14, 2016

The US Patent and Trademark Office declares a patent “interference” and will seek to determine who has rights to the gene-editing technology.

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Owl Be Darned

By | December 4, 2015

Researchers studying city-dwelling birds are learning about which animals are more suited to urban life.

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The Scientist on The Pulse, December 4

By | December 4, 2015

Are precision gene editing technologies, such as CRISPR, ready for prime time?

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A Rainforest Chorus

By | December 1, 2015

Researchers measure the health of Papua New Guinea’s forests by analyzing the ecological soundscape.

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Family Ties

By | December 1, 2015

There’s more to inheritance than genes.

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Jungle Field Trip

By | December 1, 2015

Travel to remote rain forests in Papua New Guinea with researchers from The Nature Conservancy who are working with native people to characterize ecosystems there using sound.

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Urban Owl-Fitters

By | December 1, 2015

How birds with an innate propensity for living among humans are establishing populations in cities

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Top 10 Innovations 2015

By | December 1, 2015

The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics

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