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  • Question Your World: Why do bats argue so much?

    Communication is so important! Consider for a moment how valuable it is that we have the ability to communicate with one another. Other animals communicate, too, but we still know very little about what their chatter translates to. A recent study tried to solve a piece of this big puzzle by studying the chatter of bats and they found something pretty remarkable. Why do bats argue so much?

  • Happy Nature Photography Day!

    Greetings! Prabir here, wishing everyone a happy Nature Photography Day! For years I’ve had the joy of taking nature photos from various spots around the globe and thought this day would be a fun opportunity to celebrate nature from behind the lens.

  • Question Your World: What can CRISPr teach us about ourselves?

    Today's Question Your World has it all! Venom, giant jellyfish, and high tech gene editing! What can CRISPr teach us about ourselves?

  • Spring Means Allergies, and Fido May be Sneezing, Too!

    It’s officially spring time in central Virginia and we all know what that means: longer days...Gesundheit! warmer weather...Gesundheit! and beautiful blossoms...Gesundheit! For some of us here in Richmond, spring also means seasonal allergies.

  • Question Your World: What does junk food do to bears?  

    For quite some time, we’ve seen science reports about the impact of junk food on humans. Similarly, we’ve seen lots of papers on what poor sleep does to people. A recent study on the impact of junk food on sleep is raising some big questions for scientists studying free roaming bears. What does junk food do to bears?

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