Kristin Appel

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Eavesdropping On Nature Gives Clues To Biodiversity

Biology professor Mitch Aide uses his ears to learn about the frogs, birds and insects that are all around him. This scientist at the University of Puerto Rico is trying to track how animal populations are affected by a world that's under increasing pressure from human activities.<p>Aide says, "We …

Cabinet reshuffle shakes up Canadian science

<i>Posted on behalf of Hannah Hoag.</i><p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed former nurse and lawyer Greg Rickford as Canada’s science and technology …

World's Oldest Calendar Discovered in U.K.

A series of large pits were dug by Mesolithic people to track the cycle of the moon.<p><b>Archaeologists working in Scotland have uncovered what they believe to be the world's oldest lunar calendar</b>—<b>a series of 12 large, specially shaped pits that were designed to mimic the various phases of the moon. The</b> …

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)

A monument at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics to all lab rats used for DNA research (via)