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  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains.
  • Researchers see link between fish sex changes, chemical pollution

    At first she was surprised. Then she was disturbed. Now she's a little alarmed. Each time a different batch of male fish with eggs in their testes shows up in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Vicki Blazer's eyebrow arches a bit higher. In the latest study,...

    Virus research offers hope but poses risks

    ATLANTA Ebola is not the virus that keeps Marc Lipsitch up at night. Lipsitch, a Harvard epidemiologist who grew up in Atlanta, is on a mission to eradicate human-engineered strains of deadly pathogens such as the H5N1 "bird flu." Those strains exist...

    The beautifully engineered gecko foot: What makes it so sticky?

    The beautifully engineered gecko foot: What makes it so sticky?
    What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces? You could call it "the hierarchy of hairs." In the last 15 years, it has been determined that geckos make use of a relatively weak...

    Once impossible to find, fishers run rampant around Olympic Peninsula

    Once locally extinct, fishers are bounding all over the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. First released into Olympic National Park in 2008 in an effort to repopulate the native carnivore, they now range from Neah Bay to Ocean Shores, from Port...