Katharine Gammon

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    We’re Polluting Our Forests—with Noise

    Are hiking and biking incompatible with protecting wildlife?

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    A Crystal Ball for Evolution

    Long-term evolution may be more predictable than we assumed.

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    Color-Coding Crops for Climate Change

    Novel ways to use gene-editing to make farming more sustainable.

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    The Age of Rebellion

    The surprising relationship between age and success in rebellions.

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    The Shark Whisperer

    Donald Nelson spent his life undoing the damage that Jaws did to the perception of sharks.

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    What a Bronze Age Skeleton Reveals About Cavities

    Here’s a hint: He didn’t eat processed foods and sugar.

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    How Does Blood Splatter in Space?

    Forensics has reached the final frontier, and could be used to solve future space accidents—or crimes.

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    Humpback Whales Caught Humping

    The first observation of humpback whale copulation reveals a surprise.

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    There’s Even Plastic in Clouds

    Five new places scientists have uncovered plastics.

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    How Much Nature Is Enough?

    Health experts are working out the right dose for you.