Written by McKenzie Jones | January 6th, 2014
Supervolcanos could explode without warning, a giant panda will debut, and changes in NYC streets captured on film in today’s green news.
- “Sleeping giant” supervolcanos, like the one in Yellowstone National Park, may not be as heavy of sleepers as we once thought. (BBC)
- If you plan to be in the Washington, DC are on January 18th, be sure to stop by The Smithsonian’s National Zoo; their new giant panda cub, Bao Bao, will make her public debut that day. (Huffington Post)
- See how New York City has worked to improve the walk- and bike-ability of its streets over the last decade. (Grist)
Written by Trevor Martin | December 12th, 2013
The centuries old debate, “nature vs. nuture” finally has a winner…when it comes to fruit flies. Plus, aliens invade New York City!!
Researchers with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech studying fruit flies
that live on opposite slopes of a unique natural environment known as “Evolution Canyon” show that even with migration, cross-breeding, and sometimes the obliteration of the populations, the driving force in the gene pool is largely the environment. (PHYS.org
- Just like Men In Black, A newly seen species of cockroach invades New York City, Periplaneta japonica. (National Geographic)
- Did you know that chameleons change colors to communicate? (LabEquipment)
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 26th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 15th, 2013
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Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 7th, 2013
The hairy “Movember” craze is hitting the animal world! We’ve spotted 10 animals working on their moustaches. Which ‘stache is your favorite?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 29th, 2013
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 15th, 2013
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Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 8th, 2013