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How the bomb remnants can help us catch ivory poachers & save elephants from certain demise

When the US and the USSR were busy flexing at each other by blowing up bombs on testing fields, they were spraying the atmosphere with radioactive carbon. (What could be more obnoxiously macho, right?) That carbon is being eaten up by the ocean at a certain rate, and it can let us know how old […]

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Scientists teach lemurs to steal food from undergrads, gain new understanding of the nature of intelligence on Earth

My newest radio piece for VOA News! Listen in here: I would like to thank VOA reporter Steve Baragona for letting me steal the phrase “thieving lemurs.” More information can be found in the accompanying web write-up for this story. Way more information can be found in the publicly accessible PLOS ONE paper. If you’re […]

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