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Articles by Brian Owens

Populations with a variety of genes can help a species adapt to threats like diseases and climate change.

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Individuals will compromise on their own temperature preferences to gain the benefits of group life.

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As erosion claims land, local scientists explore using oysters to preserve parts of the Mississippi delta.

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Massive geoengineering projects to hold back glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica could slow sea level rise.

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Green plant could help clean up heavy metal contamination at industrial sites.

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The solution flowing through the Keystone pipeline isn't just crude oil. Scientists are now learning what that means for spills.

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The technology is progressing quickly, but the main challenge may be overcoming our fears.

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Both Tour de France racers and recreational cyclists can improve performance by riding hardest into the wind.

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Expeditions will delve into the wild, looking for species that haven’t been seen for at least a decade.

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Software helps a conservation group see where shade trees will best cool a river. Then the hard work starts.

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