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Stories by Brendan Borrell186 articles archived since 1845

A Flower and a Way of Life in Peril

Prized—and increasingly rare—bouquets of an enchanting flower from Brazil’s mountainous heartland pit collectors against conservationists

February 4, 2016 — Brendan Borrell and Sapiens

Tiny Opossum Could Be Farmers' Friend

A small mammal that likes to feast on a soybean pest in Brazil's Cerrado illustrates how preserving this savanna landscape is good for farms as well as biodiversity

April 10, 2015 — Brendan Borrell and

Weight-Loss Drug Wins U.S. Approval

The obesity treatment shows promise for patients with diabetes despite concerns that it could cause heart complications

July 2, 2012 — Brendan Borrell and Nature magazine

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