Lizards, it seems, are good at keeping ticks free of Lyme disease, which suggests that a ecosystem that benefits lizards (and other creatures) ultimately benefits humankind, ecologist Cherie Briggs explains in this podcast.
September 26, 2011 • 3:10 PM • Share
Climatologist Chris Funk explains his findings that long-term ocean warming has created a chain reaction that is likely to permanently dry out East Africa.
September 12, 2011 • 2:37 PM • Share
Anthropologist Christopher von Rueden’s studies of a Bolivian tribe suggest that men’s instinctive drive for power is a strategy to seed their descendants thickly.
August 25, 2011 • 11:35 AM • Share
Economist Benjamin J. Cohen discusses the ramifications of the debt crisis in Greece, one of the four PIGS — Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain — whose debt problems threaten economic stability in Europe and the United States.
July 29, 2011 • 4:30 PM • Share
While the Arab Spring spotlight has marched on to Syria and Libya, pioneering Egypt’s first steps have by followed by little-noticed stumbles.
July 22, 2011 • 3:48 PM • Share
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