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Wolves Need More Room to Roam

Ecologists say wolves should be allowed to roam beyond remote wilderness areas—and that by scaring off smaller predators like coyotes and jackals, wolves might do a good service, too. Emily Schwing reports.

June 20, 2017 — Emily Schwing

Wacky Florida's Weird Science

Journalist Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times talks about his book, Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country.

June 19, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Chromosomes Combat Counterfeit Caviar

Researchers found unique genetic variants that differentiate costly beluga caviar from cheaper fakes that rip off consumers. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 3, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

French Prez Invites Trumped Researchers

New French president, Emmanual Macron, reacted to the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement by inviting disaffected U.S. researchers to make France "a second homeland." 

June 2, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Trees Beat Lawns for Water-Hungry L.A.

Evaporation from overwatered lawns cost the city of Los Angeles 70 billion gallons of wasted water a year. But the city's trees were much thriftier. Christopher Intagliata reports.

May 27, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

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