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Science Dec 13Amazonian fish need tropical forests to survive
Fisheries ecologists at Virginia Tech have found a link between tropical forest loss in the Amazon and declines in freshwater fish populations.
Science Dec 07Why you can’t always resist running yellow lights
Neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins University look into why you can sometimes change your mind at the last second, but fail horribly at others.
Science Nov 30LISTEN: These kayaks turn ocean science into music
New kayaks, rigged with custom sensors by British scientists, can serenade paddlers with music made from environmental data.
Science Nov 22Sugar industry withheld possible evidence of cancer link 50 years ago, researchers say
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have uncovered documents demonstrating that members of the sugar industry called off a study in the 1960s because it linked sucrose -- a common sugar -- to heart disease and bladder cancer…
Science Nov 13Decision over a tiny baitfish could sway the largest East Coast fishery
Hundreds are expected to gather in Baltimore Monday as interstate regulators make a landmark decision for a baitfish called menhaden, and possibly, all Atlantic fisheries.
Arts Nov 08What a fashion line made from food will teach you about waste
Jacinda Martinez hopes her clothes send a message about the ephemerality of fashion and how, like vegetables, designs are seasonal and not meant to last.
Science Nov 07A 2-million-year-old ‘supergene’ helps these butterflies mimic their poisonous cousins
When it comes to survival of the fittest, female swallowtail butterflies are masters of disguise. Here's why.
Science Oct 25Even earless oysters ‘clam up’ over noise pollution
In response to noise pollution, oysters snap close their shells, which could affect their growth, a new study reports.
Science Oct 12These conservatives are making a case for clean energy
When President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, it was a major blow to the renewable energy industry because of the growing market in America. Now the Trump administration is…
Nation Oct 1110 ways this year’s MacArthur Fellows find their ‘genius’
How does someone become a so-called “genius”? We reached out to a few of them to ask about their “secret sauce.”…