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My favorite popular science book of the year, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES by British science communicator Ed Yong (my review here), is now being adapted into a series of YouTube videos. This book is all about the microbiome–microorganisms that live in … Continue reading
This press release came to me and really caught my eye. Habitat Network is a new digital platform with an important goal: to help people make better use of land in urban areas in order to provide habitat for wildlife. … Continue reading
Aragorn: Are you frightened? Frodo: Yes. Aragorn: Not nearly frightened enough. I know what hunts you. My fellow Americans: It’s not a question of “if.” It’s a question of “when.” I don’t mean an Ebola epidemic on our shores. I … Continue reading
‘Tis the season for eerie lights. At Halloween you’ll see glow-in-the-dark face paint, creepy decorations shining ghostly green under black light, and glow sticks dangling from the necks of trick-or-treaters. These lights are different from sunlight or ordinary light bulbs. They’re … Continue reading