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October 23, 2015


A Home Where the Buffalo Roam

New grassland conservancies are giving a home for the bison to roam, as they once did before going nearly extinct during the 19th century.

September 22, 2015


Wild Science: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.

September 22, 2015


Wild Science: American Crow

Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!

April 20, 2015


Dwarf crested iris, a flower you may recognize from the talking flowers of Alice in Wonderland

A Fairy Tale Forest: Part II

Catch these spring ephemerals before they take a summer retreat!

April 4, 2015


A Fairy Tale Forest: Part I

Bloodroot, spring beauty and Dutchman’s breeches are just a few of Southern Indiana's beautiful spring ephemerals.

February 2, 2015


Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell

What is Ebola?

With no licensed Ebola vaccines, early recognition and care is necessary. Know the facts!

January 31, 2015


A liger—the hybrid offspring of a lion and tiger—from a zoo.

Hybrids in Nature: Grolar Bear Edition

Hybrid animals can be created in zoos and laboratories. But mixed-up animal mating is also occurring in nature.

January 17, 2015


male junco in urban setting (on General Electric sign)

The “Payoff” of Promiscuity

Is promiscuous behavior in male juncos due to testosterone levels?

December 20, 2014


woman stretching

Exercise for Healthier Epigenome

Several recent studies show that exercise improves gene expression.

December 13, 2014


Earth as seen from space.

Searching For Water In Outer Space

Data from the Rosetta mission, the Mars rover and the Herschel space observatory point to water's extraterrestrial origins.

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