This ain't the stuff you'd find powering the grill...
Orra White Hitchcock’s elegant 19th century geological drawings shine at the American Folk Art Museum
A scientist documents the poisoning of the state’s waters by the coal industry
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John Tull didn’t know he was the heir to a century-old legacy. In 2002, he and his wife boarded a plane from their Santa Fe, New Mexico home and flew to New York City.
Sci is back from the AAAS meeting! It was lovely to meet so many new people! And Christie and Dominique and I were delighted with the response to our session on science and social media.While Christie covered WHY scientists should get on social media, and Dominique talked about some of the hazards and research on internet science communication, I focused on HOW.
These iconic structures are as much a part of New York City's skyline as any famed landmark. But they play a larger role in New York City's history.
Walk into a crowded bar, with music blaring, and your first impression is likely to be a shudder at the sudden wall of sound -- which you will interpret at first as a single loud noise.
Here's a diatom (alga in a glass case), probably Cymbella sp. (apparently also called "rock snot"...), sitting atop a stalk of mucilage. These diatoms can sometimes be seen on rocks in creeks and streams as fuzzy brown stuff growing, comprised of large colonies.
The flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 and especially the past and present Russian meteors are impressive reminders that the terrestrial biosphere can be affected also by extraterrestrial forces.
As I’ve mentioned before, my research in Kenya is focused primarily on the effects of rainfall on mesopredator populations, and how these effects may differ in places from which apex carnivores have largely been extirpated.
Some weekend musings, bear with me.I read a clever idea in Wired earlier this week: reduce solid waste by integrating packaging into popular consumer products.
Consider this image: Is it a work from a modern-day Book of Kells ? A Chinese seal? The cover of The Neverending Story ? No.Would you have guessed it is from a U.S.
BOSTON—Rarer than hen’s teeth is a bill in Congress that has bipartisan support. But such legislation exists, and if passed would open up a semi-secret world.
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