Chelsea Wald

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    Austria’s Ahead-of-Its-Time Institute That Was Lost to Nazis

    In 1911, Popular Science Monthly published an enthusiastic description of a young, private experimental-biology institute in Vienna, lauding its “remarkable scientific productivity resulting from only eight years of research.”The author, zoologist Charles Lincoln Edwards, attributed the success of the Biologische Versuchsanstalt (Insitute of Experimental Biology) to its many advanced experimental devices. The institute, popularly known as […]

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    Lavatory Laboratory

    How sanitation is following the cell phone model.

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    The New Flight of the Ibis

    How a determined scientist taught an ancient species to migrate again.