Genome

The genome's been mapped.But what does it mean?Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that...

The Secret Language of Cats How to Understand Your Cat for a Better, Happier Relationship

Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they...

Yoga Nidra - Sensation Awareness Mediation Sensation Awareness Mediation

Yoga Nidra offers holistic approach to relaxation. Sleep alone doesn't always provide a complete state of relaxation. Techniques used during Yoga Nidra meditation remove muscular,...

In central Mexico, earthquake survivors face extensive damage

Mexico’s government said Sunday that 318 people died from last week's major earthquake, including 180 people in Mexico City, where dozens of buildings collapsed. Outside the...

Japan Imagines Renewable Future

Special correspondent Emily Taguchi has the story of Fukushima, Japan, a town aching for a comeback after an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown. Once the home of the...

Enchanted Forest Calming Visualisation for Good Sleep

This visualisation technique will be useful to prepare your mind for rest and sleep. It helps remove such obstacles as upset and anxiety creating a sense of clarity and safety in...

Songs of Eastern Birds

Outstanding field recordings of songs and calls of 60 species most common to the eastern U.S.: Warblers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Thrushes, Larks, many more.

Teaching the Trees Lessons from the Forest

In this collection of natural-history essays, biologist Joan Maloof embarks on a series of lively, fact-filled expeditions into forests of the eastern United States. Through...

Squid Empire The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods

Before there were mammals on land, there were dinosaurs. And before there were fish in the sea, there were cephalopods—the ancestors of modern squid and Earth's first truly...

The Birds of Pandemonium Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered

Aviculturist Raffin introduced us to Sweetie, a special breed of quail with an outsized personality; Oscar the inspiring disabled Lady Gouldian finch; Victoria, Wing, and Coffee,...

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