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  Teens, Frogs & Climate Change05.22.09
 Frogs and other amphibians are dying in large numbers, and now a group of teenagers is joining other amateur scientists to gather information on the problem.

  Warming Walden04.16.09
 More than 150 years later, researchers are using Thoreau’s records to gather evidence of how the climate has warmed in the area of Walden Pond.

  Early Birds and Springtime03.19.09
 Scientists have evidence that suggests birds are nesting earlier due to global warming.

  Cow Power08.01.08
 A source of renewable energy and a way to reduce pollution is as close as your nearest farm. "Bull@%$*", you say? Exactly. A new study shows that manure could be the next source of greener energy.

  No Water Grass07.03.08
 Worried about how much water you use, but love your healthy-looking yard? New research into how plants conserve water may help scientists to engineer a less thirsty lawn.

  Dying Sun?06.27.08
 Is the Sun dead? Probably not, despite news reports to the contrary.

  CO2 For Allergies05.08.08
 A new treatment for allergies-with fewer side effects-might come from carbon dioxide.

  Gasoline From Trees04.29.08
 Scientists have found a way to convert wood fiber from trees into fuel for your car. The surprisingly simple process might put biofuels in your car’s tank without using the world’s food supply.

  Rainy Days and Weekdays04.18.08
 Weather researchers have found evidence that rain storms tend to take it easy on the weekend. The extra weekday rain might be caused by the pollution we generate by commuting to work.

  Caffeine and Skin04.17.08
 Research into the effects of caffeine in mice shows the drug can help get rid of sun damaged skin cells before they become cancerous.