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Posted: April 4, 2019

Spring Means Allergies, and Fido May be Sneezing, Too!

It’s officially spring time in central Virginia and we all know what that means: longer days ... Gesundheit! warmer weather ... Gesundheit! and beautiful blossoms ... Gesundheit! For some of us here in Richmond, spring also means seasonal allergies.

Spring Means Allergies, and Fido May be Sneezing, Too!
Posted: March 27, 2019

Question Your World: What Does Junk Food Do to Bears?

For quite some time, we’ve seen science reports about the impact of junk food on humans. Similarly, we’ve seen lots of papers on what poor sleep does to people. A recent study on the impact of junk food on sleep is raising some big questions for scientists studying free-roaming bears.

Question Your World: What Does Junk Food Do to Bears?
Posted: November 14, 2018

Question Your World: Is Humanity Using Too Much Light?

Earth from space is a beautiful sight. We can not only see pretty patterns created by our lights on the dark side of the planet, but over time we've also seen the amount of these lights on Earth grow. More people means more lights.

Question Your World: Is Humanity Using Too Much Light?
Posted: August 29, 2018

Question Your World: How Are Ants Reacting to Climate Change?

What insect is about as old as the dinosaurs, lives on every non-frozen continent, and might be able to tell us about how species could adapt to our planet’s changing climate? Let’s talk about those little social creatures: ants.

Question Your World: How Are Ants Reacting to Climate Change?
Posted: July 25, 2018

Question Your World: How Is Climate Change Impacting Sharks?

It's Shark Week, an entire week devoted to one of Earth's most misunderstood and magnificent animals. There are a lot of documentaries on shark conservation and even some big blockbuster movies that tackle issues like how sharks react to climate change. For Shark Week, let's talk about a much more real way to link sharks and climate change.

Question Your World: How Is Climate Change Impacting Sharks?