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May 23, 2013

 

Knapweed in country landscape

Invasion Of The Knapweed

Foreign, invasive plants take over the new neighborhood, often choking out native plants. What's with these bullies? Are they just tougher than everyone else?

March 22, 2004

 

The Importance of Hand Washing

In a recent study of people passing through major airports, it turned out that 30% weren't washing their hands in the bathroom. Learn more on hand washing.

September 27, 2003

 

Wanted: Nightcrawlers Take the Bait

For some people, the word "worm" means "money".

September 27, 2003

 

Female Hair Loss

The most common form of hair loss in women is Androgenetic Alopecia or what is known as female pattern baldness. It accounts for over ninety-five percent of incidents of hair loss in women.

September 27, 2003

 

Little Navigators

It turns out that one of nature’s most foolproof navigators is none other than the Caribbean spiny lobster. Various attempts to disorient lobsters–which involve goofy things such as taking them away from their homes while they’re wearing eye coverings–never succeed.

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