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Seeing Further on the High Plains

Every time I visit my native Colorado from my current home in Syracuse
I am amazed at how far you can see across the landscape. Something… 329 more words


T is for Tardigrade

Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in a stew.  They’re versatile!

No, I’m not talking about taters.  I’m talking about tardigrades: quite possibly the most durable creatures on Earth. 1,135 more words

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Pollution at the Pier: Surviving Your Swim in Santa Monica

‘Pollution at the Pier: Surviving Your Swim in Santa Monica’ is a project conceptualized by journalist Diana Crandall that explores the problems, progress and future of the fight for sustainability in the water around the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles, California. 24 more words


Tip Top Tulips: The King is in the house

Amelia: Ladies and gentleman, please help me welcome our special guest…King Tulip!

Tulip: Thank you, thank you very much.

A: What a thrill it is to speak with you after your tour of the Canadian Tulip Festival. 832 more words

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S is for Simple Rules

Consider the following: schooling fish, roundabouts, segregation, and human consciousness are all examples of the same fundamental property of the world.  It may seem crazy to suggest that roundabouts may be interesting in some sense, but bear with me. 1,092 more words

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Jeanne Erdmann sheds light on how to be a better freelancer

By Siddharth Vodnala

Freelance science writer Jeanne Erdmann has plenty of experience explaining things to people.

A story about furanocoumarins explained why grapefruit juice might adversely affect… 602 more words


Finding My Voice

Over the past few days, I’ve tackled the question every blogger asks him/herself: “What kind of blogger am I?” I major in biology at my local college, but several years ago at the age of twenty-two, I was a Neopagan. 442 more words