Monthly Archives: July 2015

Adventures with grizzly bears: photographer spotlight on

I’m in the middle of moving and haven’t found time for blogging to be available lately.  But in the meantime I’ve got grizzly bears for you!  Amateur photographer Max Goldberg documented a recent Alaskan trip he took with his father, … Continue reading

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Plastic rock: the new anthropogenic marker in the geologic record

How can we measure the influence of human civilization on the story of planet Earth? There are the relics of culture, tools and keepsakes buried in the ground beneath the ruins of thousand-year-old societies, as well as the history of … Continue reading

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Hydraulic fracturing and hospitalization: a tentative link

Debates about the merits and pitfalls of hydraulic fracturing have only intensified over the past year, with New York banning the natural gas extraction method altogether even as North Carolina lifted its moratorium earlier this year.  Hard evidence about the environmental and … Continue reading

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New solar energy storage works at night: ‘Got Science’ guest post

This is a guest post by Kate Stone, Founder and Editor in Chief of Got Science. As a nonfiction author and journalist, her passion is providing public access to scientific research. The goal of Got Science is to translate complex … Continue reading

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