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Answers Sought For Declining Ladybug Populations In Bay Area, Nation

When is a stroll through the backyard a real mission for science? A research project underway across North America has enlisted people around the Bay Area as “citizen scientists.”

07/23/2012

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Narsai David Book Review: Why Calories Count – From Science To Politics

Nutritionists Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim cover a lot of ground very accessibly in Why Calories Count: From Science To Politics. They begin with a basic scientific definition of what a calorie really is before exploring the food industry’s influence on nutrition and how politics plays into food safety, including pet food.

06/29/2012

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