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Tracking Devices on Narwhals and Other Wildlife Wear

Tracking Devices on Narwhals and Other Wildlife Wear

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2011 7

After missing for more than eight years, Petunia, an American Staffordshire terrier, was found. She had disappeared from her home in Virginia sometime around Thanksgiving 2003. Last weekend, she was located in an animal

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The Extinction of Handwriting and the Wobbly Travel Journal

The Extinction of Handwriting and the Wobbly Travel Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2011 30

In just a few short decades, something that was a big part of our culture will probably go extinct: the ability to write and read cursive. Indiana is just one of the most recent

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When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 9, 2011 7

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is currently on its 39th consecutive day of temperatures in the triple digits. The region might soon break its record of 42 consecutive days at 100 or above, set in 1980. And

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Living with Predators

Living with Predators

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2011 10

“Seven teens attacked by grizzly in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains,” reads a headline in a Sacramento news story, taken from the Anchorage Daily News on July 25, 2011. And, “Two teenagers have life-threatening injuries after

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Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2011 9

I want you to conduct a test tonight: When it gets dark, go outside and stand in your backyard. Look up. Can you see the Milky Way? If not, you’re not alone. More than

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Videos: Lemming Suicide, the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Videos: Lemming Suicide, the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2011 2

The top nature hoax—according to Animal Planet, the popular TV channel created by the BBC and Discovery Communications—is the suicidal nature of lemmings. Many people today, influenced by films such as the early Walt

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