Archive | March 2014

Mice, foxes, deer, coyotes, ticks, & Lyme disease

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Coyote, Wind Cave National Park, June 2012; credit: L. Milideo

This is a good tale to follow if you’ve ever wondered why it’s so difficult to know how climate and environmental changes will affect species and ecosystems. ┬áThe simple answer: because these systems are very complex,

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The Back Rooms of Museums: a Dusty Scientific Frontier?

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Utah outcrop. These aren’t the only places where new fossil species turn up. Credit: L. Milideo

If you love paleontology and biology, you’re probably excited whenever you hear of a new species discovered, somewhere Read More…