Emma Barshaw

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Wolves in a Tangled Bank

The wolves' return to Yellowstone and the subsequent recovery of plants that elk had been eating to death in their absence has become one the most popularized and beloved ecological tales. By the 1920s humans had misguidedly wiped out most of the wolves in North America, thinking that the only good …

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Mexican gray wolves may be saved after all

Hunted and persecuted for decades, North America’s smallest and rarest wolves have finally been declared endangered<p>North America’s smallest and rarest wolves will finally have the full protection of the Endangered Species Act. Well, almost.<p>Mexican gray wolves (<i>Canis lupus baileyi</i>) nearly went …

5 Weight-Loss Rewards Better Than Food

"The take-home message is that obese children, compared to healthy-weight children, have enhanced responses in their brain to sugar," said author …

The 9 Best Desserts for Weight Loss — Seriously

These treats actually double as weight loss weapons.<p>If you're on a diet, you absolutely, positively <i>should</i> be eating dessert. Really. For one, deprivation isn't sustainable. Deny yourself sweets for too long, and before you know it, you'll wake up with an empty cookie tin and a sugar hangover that …

Four Foods That Can Help Give You A Flat Stomach

Hoping to defy the Christmas bulge? These are the four foods you need to welcome into your life to help keep a flatter stomach this December.<p><b>Pineapple</b><p>…

Five Running Mistakes That Keep You Locked in the Injury Cycle

Your body is not a machine, and you shouldn't treat it like one even if you think you can "tough it out." You need to put as much care and …

Too Rich or Lazy to Function? 'Fitness Concierge' Service Will Help

New from the perpetually robust <i>New York Times</i> Wealth Gap/Are You Kidding Me section, we have a sweet little story about a company that offers …

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The Jawbone UP3 fitness tracker won’t be under your Christmas tree

We’ve got some bad news if you were expecting to find the Jawbone UP3 fitness tracker under your Christmas tree. According to a new story from …