A New Species of Frog Sings in New York City

A new species of frog has been identified in the wilds of New York City

EPA Announces 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Award Winners

The 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Award winners discover new strategies for pollution prevention.

“Stupidity Virus?” Not Quite

No, researchers did not find a so-called stupidity virus.

Travel, Quarantine, and the Future of Tuberculosis

A 2007 tuberculosis case teaches us about contagion, travel, and quarantine.

Climate and Gender: Too Few Males?

Could climate change lead to fewer males?

Alfred C. Kinsey On Gall Wasps and Edible Plants

Alfred Kinsey was a professor of entomology before becoming a sexologist.

Sea Monkeys Make the Ocean Go ‘Round

Turns out ocean currents might be created by…sea monkeys? Seriously.
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Declassifying Operation Argus

Operation Argus marked the first time the earth’s magnetic field was visualized experimentally. 

Keeping Up with the Carnivores

Biological research tracks predatory carnivores, who are increasingly veering into North American cities.