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Stories by Christopher Intagliata

Go to the (White) Light

An energy-efficient alternative to LEDs has greater focusing power, for microscopes and spotlights. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

June 10, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Bigger Glasses Rack Up More Wine Sales

Serving wine in larger glasses boosted sales 10 percent in an English bar, possibly because customers think they're imbibing less per glass. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 8, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

From Wolf to Woof Twice

Dogs may have been domesticated from wolves twice, first in Europe, and again in Asia. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 2, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Microbe Breaks the Powerhouse Rules

A single-celled organism discovered in chinchilla droppings is the only known eukaryotic organism that lacks mitochondria-like organelles. Christopher Intagliata reports.

May 12, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Dragonflies Outmigrate Butterflies

Globe skimmer dragonflies migrate more than 15,000 kilometers, breeding with the locals as they travel and creating an interrelated global population. A dragonfly from Japan may have more in common with Guyanese dragonflies, genetically speaking, than its own Japanese cousins...

May 6, 2016 — Leila Falls and Christopher Intagliata
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine