Discovered: Why a key dwarf planet has little atmosphere; roots of PTSD run deep; climate change could affect our past as well as our future; studying holes in old books reveals insect histories.
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization wants to be clear about its report today. "We are not saying that people should be eating bugs." Just that global changes may necessitate it.
Discovered: Urban grasshoppers get loud when looking for a mate; carbon dioxide emissions hit record high; meat is full of PCBs and antibiotics; El Niño on the rise.
Discovered: First sighting of spade-toothed whale; huge temperature spike predicted in this century; natural insect repellant; how an ancient volcano eruption precipitated acid rain.
Can a time period be defined by its method of killing the pesky housefly—or the mosquito, the cockroach, the spider, or other unwanted home invaders of the insect variety? Perhaps.
Discovered: Insects with personalities, one good thing about the BP oil spill, how to solve a problem, and the case for berries.
For the second year in a row the Bronx Zoo is offering a quirky, city-appropriate homage to love for Valentine's Day.
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