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Musical Monday: Stay Near Me

I've always loved music. It was my first passion—long before I was traveling the world diving for lionfish or writing up science news for Scientific American , I was writing songs.

November 12, 2012 — Christie Wilcox

Why Do Trees Topple in a Storm?

White pine windthrow. “Shoestring” rhizomorphs or mycelial cords of Armillaria found along with dead woody roots. Photo: Kevin T. Smith For some, an unwanted reminder of Hurricane Sandy that crashed into the East Coast as megastorm of the century is a big tree uprooted, lying across the yard -- If lucky, missing the house.

November 12, 2012 — Mary Knudson

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