Scott Carlson

Aug. 20, 2010

Going Green at College

As students prepare to return to college campuses across the US, we'll talk about energy use and ecological activities on college campuses. What are educational institutions doing to go green?

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\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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