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How a House Finch Disease Reshaped What We Know About Epidemics

By on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 - 21 Comments

By Andrea Alfano Microbes may be tiny, but that doesn’t stop some of them from causing major destruction. Even supervillains like Lex Luthor or Doctor Doom were never able to pull off as much devastation as the bugs that cause … Continue reading

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Cool New Project FeederWatch Website Launches Ahead of New Season

By on Friday, October 18th, 2013 - 3 Comments

The 2013-2014 Project FeederWatch season begins on November 9. This fun citizen-science project is a great way to turn time spent enjoying your feeder into valuable data that scientists can use to understand bird populations. If you’ve never counted before … Continue reading

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Binoculars and Beyond: Nine Tips for Beginning Bird Watchers

By on Saturday, October 15th, 2011 - 3 Comments

The Big Year movie opened last night, and audiences poured in to watch Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson race around the countryside wielding binoculars. The birds and bird names came thick and fast—and I’m sure some people wondered … Continue reading

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