Archive: 04/8/2011

'Naked' penguins baffle experts

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Washington, and other groups are grappling with a wildlife mystery: Why are some penguin chicks losing their feathers?

Apr 08, 2011 4.8 / 5 (10) 4 | with audio podcast

Cookies or careers?

Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.

Apr 08, 2011 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

A match of climate and history

Ancient Roman poetry and climate science may seem to have little in common, but a recent collaboration between a Harvard historian and European climate scientists highlights the potential for the two fields ...

Apr 08, 2011 2.8 / 5 (4) 0