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Happy 75 Birthday Jane Goodall

On April 3, celebrated primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall will turn 75. These days, Jane Goodall spends most of her free time traveling the world to speak to youth about the importance of environmental conservation. That is, if you can call it free time. She might be going on 75, but she keeps the tightly […]

March 5th

Honey Bees on Cocaine Change Ideas about the Insect Brain

By doping honey bees with cocaine, researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered evidence that the insect brain has a reward system. The famous “waggle” dance of honey bees is a complex language that allows foraging bees to communicate the distance, direction and quality of a food source to the rest of the hive. […]

January 1st

Confessions of a Vegetarian Mosquito Killer

Five Funny Reasons to Love Mosquitoes I’m a mosquito hunter. If you’ve seen the Monty Python sketch, then you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t, just scroll down. For me, there’s nothing more maddening than the high-pitch whine of a mosquito in my ear just as I’m drifting off to sleep. On any […]

September 22nd