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Choosing the Sea

Choosing the Sea

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2011 5

Two very old whales are telling us a fascinating story. They are fossils—a male and a pregnant female—that were discovered in Pakistan in 2000 and 2004. Researchers say that these 47.5-million-year-old cetaceans are beginning

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Adventure in the DNA

Adventure in the DNA

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 15, 2011 4

If you’re a fan of forensic TV programs—such as Bones, Dexter, Fringe or one of the several CSI series—you can’t help but be familiar with the many ways DNA testing may be put to use:

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Levels of Uncertainty

Levels of Uncertainty

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2011 6

“I’ll never, ever go on a field trip again,” wailed the little boy ahead of me. It was in the afternoon on one of those golden fall days in Wisconsin when the trees splash

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Top Adventure Job of 2010

Top Adventure Job of 2010

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 18, 2011 4

Winter, along with the start of a brand-new year, tends to put us in a reflective mood. I guess that’s why the January issues of many magazines are now full of “best of” lists

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Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2010 6

The statistics regarding a worldwide climate trend toward global warming and the resultant loss of biodiversity are alarming—and attention getting, to say the least. Most of us have heard the often-quoted statement that the

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Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2010 7

“Wish you were here.” It’s the archetypal message on a picture postcard, sent from a friend or family member in some far-off holiday or vacation spot. In fact, the expression has become so cliché

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