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  • Northwestern names new cancer center director

    Northwestern names new cancer center director
    Northwestern University has appointed Dr. Leonidas Platanias as director of its Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Genes reveal answers to monarch butterfly migration mystery

    A variation in a single gene may explain why some monarch butterfly populations developed a marathoner’s efficient physique, while some muscled up and settled down, according to a new study. A genome analysis of 101 monarchs from around the...

    Gene plays key role in monarch butterfly's miraculous migration

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 3,000-mile (4,800-km) mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from as far north as Canada down into Mexico and the...

    A duck dilemma: How many is too many?

    Ten years ago, a small group of mostly Minnesota duck hunters formed to voice concern over what they called an erosion of duck hunting's conservation ethic caused by an increasingly liberal approach to regulations. The Concerned Duck Hunters Panel...

    Poquoson school kids to release butterflies at $43,700 'outdoor classroom'

    Poquoson school kids to release butterflies at $43,700 'outdoor classroom'
    POQUOSON — Poquoson Elementary School kids are learning about the life cycle of monarch butterflies, how to identify their sex and the name of their bodily fluids all before releasing them into the wild at their "outdoor classroom." "Did you...