An Internet of Wings

An Internet of Wings

IDEA WATCH  JULY 2017 An Internet of Wings Researchers will track migratory animals from the International Space Station to predict the next pandemic By Jane C. Hu Renowned naturalist John James Audubon noticed that each winter, local birds disappeared for a few...
Is the grass greener on the other side?

Is the grass greener on the other side?

SCIENCE SHORTS Is the grass greener on the other side? Drug legalization could both help and hurt the environment   By Hillary Rosner Social transformations that once took generations to cement now seem to cover the globe in a matter of years. The legalization of...
Letting Biodiversity Get Under Our Skin

Letting Biodiversity Get Under Our Skin

FEATURE Letting Biodiversity Get Under Our Skin Some aspects of dirty living can be healthy. A new study posits that the decline of plant and animal diversity in cities may be linked to the recent surge of allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases. By Rob Dunn...