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A rise in US flooding — and a rethink
For some cities, problems with flooding began at the beginning. When European settlers arrived in Charleston, South Carolina, in the late 17th century, about half of the peninsula there was salt marsh or creek. So for generations, Charlestonians used low plac...
Not Too Far From the Tree
February 2018 cover story about apple picking robots.
How to convince people to accept a Covid-19 vaccine
Hesitancy rates are falling but they’re still sizable, especially among certain groups. Easy access and trusted community messengers are keys to moving the needle.
Sea level rise is eroding home value, and owners might not even know it
Page A1 August 20, 2018
Shoring up the species barrier
In the latter months of 2019, a novel coronavirus probably leaped from a yet-unknown animal in central China into a human.
Scientists take a deep dive into how sharks use the ocean
August 2022 news release.
Daniel Colley: The Schisto Kid
One day Daniel Colley raised his hand to volunteer, setting in motion five decades of scientific adventures.
Managing Marine Plastic Pollution
Environmental Health Perspectives, April 2015
A Flood of Memories
“Before Agnes” and “After Agnes.” That’s how many longtime Lewisburg-area residents talk about their communities in the central Susquehanna Valley.
Janet Westpheling: The language of genetics
At age 4, Janet Westpheling knew she would be a scientist someday.
Carolina Diarist: The Broken World of Mary Chesnut
Mary Chesnut studied her family’s slaves while Fort Sumter burned a few miles away in Charleston Harbor. In the predawn hours of April 12, 1861—150 years ago—Confederate batteries thundered down ...
Making Moves: Tracking devices transform scientific understanding of animal movement.
BioScience, January 2017