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Animal Feed Is Fishy

A third of all commercially harvested seafood goes to animals, which could undermine the entire oceanic food web. Adam Hinterthuer reports

November 3, 2008

One scary Halloween frog

A Suriname horned frog photographed at the Bronx Zoo’s World of Reptiles. This South American species is also known as a Pac-Man frog due to its large mouth, which is 1.6 times wider than the length of its body...

October 31, 2008

Cemetery Science: The Geology of Mausoleums

For Halloween, we take a tour of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, N.Y., with geologist Sidney Horenstein and Woodlawn expert Susan Olsen, concentrating on the geology of the rock used in the memorials...

October 30, 2008 — Steve Mirsky

Instant Egghead: Carbon, Part Two

The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is causing heat to be trapped, thereby contributing to global warming. A ScientificAmerican.com reporter explains one solution that may stop the problem from getting worse...

October 30, 2008

Walden Pond, Yellowstone species dying out

Just in time to tug at your patriotic heartstrings, newly published research shows that the American icons Walden Pond and Yellowstone National Park are losing treasured plant and animal life to climate change and fungus...

October 28, 2008 — Jordan Lite
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