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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

The End of Skiing? Thursday, February 28, 20130

The End of Skiing?

Winter won’t end, but skiing might fall off as a winter sport, if current trends continue. Where will you ski in 50 years? Maybe more in...
Change the Course Wednesday, February 27, 20130

Change the Course

Change the Course was initiated to assist water conservation efforts and help to restore the Colorado River delta.
Flashing Light Sunday, February 24, 20130

Flashing Light

Solarization is a special photo technique where a developing print is exposed to a flash of light while still in the darkroom tray. The result...
Self Portrait Saturday, February 23, 20130

Self Portrait

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at CalTech and NASA have released a panoramic self-portrait of the Curiosity Rover compiled from multiple...
Molton Rain Thursday, February 21, 20130

Molton Rain

Photography and video are used as powerful tools in helping to document research findings and create visual stories. An amazing example was...
Breakthrough Prizes Wednesday, February 20, 20130

Breakthrough Prizes

When you think of Silicon Valley, the life sciences aren't the first things that come to mind. The valley, once known for its orchards and berry...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Envious of a Sea Slug

By Lucas Gardner As reported by the Royal Society journal, Japanese researchers recently observed a very strange, very special ability of the...
President's Day Quiz Monday, February 18, 20130

President's Day Quiz

President's Day quiz: Where is the most isolated city in the world? Perhaps a volcanic island provides a clue: Mystery Desert Island (credit:...
The Dark Hedges Sunday, February 17, 20130

The Dark Hedges

We all need some mystery and mythology in our lives. That is one reason why science fiction and fantasy novels and their movie adaptations remain...
A Very Large 'Dead Zone' Monday, June 10, 20190

A Very Large 'Dead Zone'

NOAA predictes hypoxia again.

Finland on Fire Sunday, June 9, 20190

Finland on Fire

Arctic temperature anomalies.

Lights, Action, CRISPR Saturday, June 8, 20190

Lights, Action, CRISPR

DNA becomes a data storage device.

Happiness, Gorilla-style Thursday, June 6, 20190

Happiness, Gorilla-style

Being a 'happy camper'

Projects That Matter Tuesday, June 4, 20190

Projects That Matter

Conservation, one project at a time.

Photography abd Endangered Cultures Monday, June 3, 20190

Photography abd Endangered Cultures

Photography for cultural preservation.

Ice Age Deglaciation Saturday, June 1, 20190

Ice Age Deglaciation

The Ice age collapses.
Wiring, Monitoring, & Protecting the Oceans Friday, May 31, 20190

Wiring, Monitoring, & Protecting the Oceans

New technology to protect the oceans.

Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl Thursday, May 30, 20190

Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl

Bio-bots for exploring alien environments.

Pixar Magic & Science Tuesday, May 28, 20190

Pixar Magic & Science

Animation telling science stories.

UFO's...just maybe? Monday, May 27, 20190

UFO's...just maybe?

Are UFO's being tracked?

Finance & Climate Change Saturday, May 25, 20190

Finance & Climate Change

Financial tools could tackle climate change.

World Turtle Day Thursday, May 23, 20190

World Turtle Day

A day to learn about turtles and tortoises.

Biomimicry & Light Bulbs Wednesday, May 22, 20190

Biomimicry & Light Bulbs

Intelligent designs from nature.

PenguinWatch Wants You Tuesday, May 21, 20190

PenguinWatch Wants You

A call for "citizen scientists".

A Day for Bees Monday, May 20, 20190

A Day for Bees

World Bee Day is here.

James Balog: '1000 Cuts' Sunday, May 19, 20190

James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

Viewing changes to Utah's Canyonlands.

Dark Continents Beneath Us Friday, May 17, 20190

Dark Continents Beneath Us

There are 'lost worlds' underground.