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Filipino Ruling on Bt Eggplant

A recent decision by an appeals court in the Phillipines about genetically modified food was a striking victory for environmentalists who oppose many modern technologies that are ‘destroying nature’, and an ominous defeat for science and reason and the thoughtful search for solutions to some of humanity’s biggest problems...

June 3, 2013 — David Ropeik

Lizards and the language of colour change

Devi Stuart-Fox is an evolutionary biologist at the University of Melbourne who has spent the past decade investigating colour change in lizards. She's now leading an international team of researchers in an investigation into how they achieve colour change, why they do it, and what it costs them...

June 3, 2013 — Becky Crew

Science in Aggregate: Week 22

I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here. I have marked my favorite links with a ?...

June 2, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Brilliant Brazilian spinosaurids

You liked the photo of the brilliant Angaturama skeletal mount, right? Photographed at the Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, the mount shows Angaturama limai - a spinosaurine spinosaurid - carrying the skeleton of an anhanguerid pterosaur...

June 2, 2013 — Darren Naish

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