- Eating urchins: Can gourmet diners reverse the collapse of an ecosystem? by Alastair Bland for Hakai magazine.
Urchins can be voracious and invasive predators, but a new food craze may be the answer to controlling the problem.
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- The decline of nature’s song by Ian Connellan for Cosmos magazine.
- Acid and Coke: A dangerous combo for marine life by Jess Mackie for Hakai Magazine.
- ‘From possibility to certainty’: Climate strikers seek action to avert disaster by Imelda Abano for Mongabay.com.
- As climate crisis deepens, wildlife adapts, maybe with lessons for us by Mongabay.com.
- A fluke find: Uncovering an evolutionary oddity in the guts of herbivorous fish by Miklos Bolza at Lab Down Under.
- Pterosaurs were monsters of the Mesozoic skies by By Michael B. Habib for Scientific American.
- One in 16 US women were forced into having sex for the first time by Clare Wilson for New Scientist.
- A newly identified protein may be the key to vanquishing the common cold by Simon Makin for Scientific American.
- This simple structure unites all human languages by David Adger for Nautilus magazine.
- Origami inspires shape-shifting microelectronics by Laurie Winkless.
- Can we make nanoparticles more sustainable? by Joe Buchman at Sustainable Nano.
- What happens when we dance our data? by Victoria Palacin, Laura Perovich, Rosalie Norris Rahul Bhargava for MIT Center for Civic Media.
- How fast is the universe expanding? Incompatible answers point to new physics by Ethan Siegel at Starts With A Bang.
- Astronomers find most massive neutron star ever discovered by Sci-News.com.
- Weighing in: Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s mass in half by Jennifer Ouellette at Ars Technica.
- Veil of dust from ancient asteroid breakup may have cooled Earth by Joshua Sokol for Science magazine.
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