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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 ligerâthe hybrid offspring of a lion and tigerâfrom 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.

December 6, 2014

 

Pot of chicken noodle soup with carrots, noodles, and celery.

Chicken Soup for the Common Cold

Study proves that chicken soup helps alleviate cold symptoms.

November 22, 2014

 

Picture of a

Baby Pictures of a Solar System

Detailed images of a young solar system reveal how the planets in our solar system may have formed.

November 15, 2014

 

climate change on/off switch

The Science Behind the China–U.S. Climate Pact

How will China and the U.S. reach their new goals for emissions reductions?

November 8, 2014

 

side view of Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog.

One-Of-A-Kind Singer Discovered in NYC: A New Frog Species

Genetic analysis has confirmed that a frog living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

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