They are highly secretive animals: stocky, goatlike creatures about the size of German shepherds
What might make life hard to recognize as life?
If I could, I’d bring politicians who doubt the reality of human-caused global change to spend a few days on the Juneau Icefield
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When wildlife officials in Borneo first encountered a three-month-old pygmy elephant on January 25, he was surrounded by death. Four members of his herd lay on the ground around him, their bodies cold and bloody.
After a day or so of steaming towards East Cape, we decided that the weather was still too bad to launch any of the gear safely, so we plodded on down to Poverty Bay.
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Image of human embryo stem cell droplets courtesy of Will Shu/Biofabrication Every week, it seems, there’s a new breakthrough in 3-D printing that promises us the ability to (eventually) fabricate some new thing in one of those glass-walled wonder boxes.
The triumph of corvids over numbers yesterday in the Super Bowl meant two things to me: first, that ornithology continues to trounce math in any contest that matters, and second, that I would have to follow up this weekend's groundhog post with a post about the amazingness of one of the most clever of winged critters.Here, then, are six seven things you didn't know about ravens.
Video of the Week #78, February 4th, 2013: From: Welcome to SciAm Cinema! A New Monthly Video Series at Scientific American by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .
Last night I was at a SuperBowl party and enjoyed many (maybe too many) delicious foods, including Insalata Caprese. This mozzarella, tomato, basil, salt, and olive oil concoction is a traditional summertime treat.
Well, I made it to Kenya successfully, seem to have conquered my jet lag, and am exciting about getting my fieldwork in motion. After spending a couple of days doing meetings and errands in Nairobi, I am headed off to my field site in the Laikipia District.
NASA doesn’t have a lock on space exploration anymore. Just ask Lauren Rojas, a seventh grader in Antioch, Calif., who recently launched a balloon to 93,625 feet* using a do-it-yourself balloon kit from High Altitude Science.
Black Family Technology Awareness Week (BFTAW) is a national public awareness campaign designed to encourage more African Americans to incorporate technology into their daily lives.
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