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New Website Features Insects of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Robert Peterson, a professor at Montana State University, has created an online collection of his photos showcasing the insect world of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). 417 more words

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Only the Ball Was White

Published in 1970, Robert Peterson’s Only the Ball Was White was, I believe, the first comprehensive history of Negro League baseball. Based on numerous interviews and much archival research, Peterson brought attention to dozens of long-neglected black players, games, and incidents, and his work did much to reveal the texture of day-to-day life in the Negro Leagues. 127 more words

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Charleston the (relatively) obscure

Why has Oscar Charleston remained so obscure, even among hardcore baseball fans?

That is probably the first question someone who claims that CharlestonĀ is baseball’s greatest forgotten player must answer. 519 more words

Oscar Charleston

Higher Temperatures Impair Efficacy of Permethrin Insecticide

By Harvey Black

The effectiveness of an important mosquito-fighting insecticide may be a casualty of global climate change, according to a recent study in the… 625 more words

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