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Map Quest

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Columbia University researcher studies non-coding RNA to find a cure for a rare cancer

Prisoners Find Purpose Behind Bars: Raising Salamanders, Butterflies and Frogs

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Zoos need help with captive breeding programs. Prisons have a lot of people with a lot of time on their hands. It’s the most unlikely match in wildlife conservation

Take Part March 2015

Solar Power Saves Everyone Money

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Study finds benefits for all ratepayers and greater reduction in greenhouse gases

Boston University Research May 2016

Countri Bike: One Man’s Quest to see the US by Citi Bike

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Jeffrey Tanenhaus quit his job to take the cross-country trip of a lifetime—and accrue some significant bike share late fees

Bicycling Magazine Sept. 2015

To Your Own Drum

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The rhythm of the inner ear coaches the brain to hear

Pitt Med Magazine Summer 2015

Healthy Soil, Healthy Atmosphere

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Since the dawn of agriculture, the world’s soils are estimated to have lost billions of metric tons of carbon to the atmosphere. Researchers are now looking at ways to recarbonize the global soil pool using methods such as cover cropping, no-till farming, and enriching the soil with biochar. One of their chief goals: mitigating climate change.

Environmental Health Perspectives February 2016

Two-Stage Ditch Could Reduce Farm Runoff on Eastern Shore

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Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health August 2015

Birds Can Smell and One Scientist is Leading the Charge to Prove it

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For more than a century nearly everyone believed birds sense of smell was poorly developed or nonexistent. They were wrong.

Audubon Magazine Jan/Feb. 2014

The Reanimation of Alison

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Alison Delgado won the first marathon she ever entered—Cincinnati’s Flying Pig—then was nearly killed in a traffic accident. 

Runner’s World May 2012

The Unlikely, Innovative Idea That Could Save America’s Forests

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Warming and drought are contributing to bigger and more frequent wildfires. A new approach—helping trees get the rain and snowfall they need—could be a model to help forests worldwide.

Take Part Oct. 2014

Drones Take Off as Wildlife Conservation Tool

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UAVs are poised to revolutionize ecology and even save scientists’ lives.

Audubon Magazine July/Aug. 2014

A Gut Feeling

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Could bacteria be the answer to treating autism, depression, anxiety?

Coloradan Magazine April 2014

How Kelly Calway Balances Active Duty and Marathoning

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The incredible balancing act of a mother, soldier, marathoner

Runner’s World Feb. 2014

A Wider View

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Nathan Yates gives scientists another take on what they’re studying

Pitt Med Magazine

Should you Hire a Professional Doodler?

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Many companies are now hiring specialized artists to record their brainstorming sessions. Here’s why.

Inc. Magazine January 2014

Beauty and the Toxic Beast

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Cosmetics are full of harmful ingredients—here’s what to avoid.

E! The Environmental Magazine Jan. 2013

An Old Scarf Ties Past to Present

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Living in Paris With a False Sense of Sophistication

Coloradan Magazine 2010