Science May 07

As species decline, so do the scientists who name them

Quentin Wheeler’s career can be traced back to a fascination with pond scum. Now president of SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Wheeler was 8 when he first peered through a microscope and saw the single-celled organisms known as…

Science Jan 18

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Rediscovering Charles Darwin

Last spring, a British scientist reached into the back of a cabinet and pulled out a fossil with a signature that looked an awful lot like Charles Darwin's. Turns out it was. Here is a sample of the fossils, which…

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