David Biello

Dec. 05, 2014

Climate Deal or Not, Fight Against Global Warming Has Begun

Last year, for example, new solar plants outpaced coal installations in the U.S., and carbon-trading schemes across state and national borders have already begun.

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Aug. 26, 2011

NOAA Warns Of Gap In Future Forecasting Abilities

Budget cuts may impair NOAA’s ability to monitor severe weather, such as tornadoes and blizzards.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cephalopod Spectacular


Mystery Box

Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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