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Elephant poaching is still a huge problem, new evidence shows

Elephant poaching is still a huge problem, new evidence shows

African elephants in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve are being wiped out by poachers.
Lights! Camera! Algorithms?

Lights! Camera! Algorithms?

Bringing animated characters to life requires the contributions of hundreds of artists, sound engineers, and film editors, but also the guidance of some good mathematicians.
Is the wealth gap really new?

Is the wealth gap really new?

Columbia economist Wojciech Kopczuk and Yale legal scholar Conor Clarke suggests that the gap between rich and poor has not grown as much as is commonly believed.
In sub-Saharan Africa, turning the tide against AIDS

In sub-Saharan Africa, turning the tide against AIDS

Scientists report that the annual rates of new HIV infections in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe have fallen by 76 percent, 51 percent, and 67 percent, respectively.
Mummified leaves hold clues to ancient climate mysteries

Mummified leaves hold clues to ancient climate mysteries

A twenty-three-million-year-old leaf, retrieved from a lakebed in New Zealand, is shedding light on our planet’s climate history.
All the food that's fit to print

All the food that's fit to print

Someday there might be a 3D printer ready to print dinner.
Hoofed healers

Hoofed healers

Dozens of US military veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder will soon be encouraged to bond with horses by grooming and caring for them.
Study Hall Research Briefs

Study Hall Research Briefs

Epic meltdown; Crooks' haven; All work, no play; They need “the talk”; Even the wind is partisan; Something's in the water; New strategy to slow ALS

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