From permafrost microbes to survivor songbirds – research projects are also victims of COVID-19 pandemic
Three scientists describe the fieldwork they've had to delay in 2020 because of the pandemic. These are setbacks not just for their careers, but for the body of scientific knowledge.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
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Researchers have found a link between more noise and light pollution and changes in the way songbirds reproduce, including the number of eggs they lay.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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Birds found along the Gulf Coast have evolved to ride out hurricanes and tropical storms. But with development degrading the marshes where they live, it's getting harder for them to bounce back.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~9 min
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Online sleuthing and deductive reasoning identifies what appears to be the only existent portrait painted of the celebrated scientist during his lifetime.
July 27, 2020 • ~10 min
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An initiative seeks to make scientists and their work more relatable to young students to promote STEM diversity.
July 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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When you ask Americans what the word 'science' brings to mind, a majority respond 'hope.' Using this built-in brand can help communicate important science messages.
July 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Barriers for Black scientists won't go away without substantial funding – and measures that don't require white people to lose out.
July 6, 2020 • ~8 min
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Got a computer? You can help resarchers learn more about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from your house with Folding@home.
July 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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With summer's arrival, avoiding ticks and the Lyme disease they spread is super important. A phone app can give you the facts you need to know.
June 14, 2020 • ~5 min
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