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Article An Analysis of the Microbial Community Associated with the Mucus of Ringed Coral (Montipora patula) A recent snorkeling visit to a favorite childhood beach raised this young naturalist’s concerns about degradation of marine ecosystems,... Article Fishing Pressure on Brown Trout Populations in Northern New Mexico Streams This young naturalist hypothesized that limited fishing would decrease the average age of fish found in a stream and increase the... Article Superabsorbant Hydrogels: A Study of the Most Effective Application of Cross-linked Polyacrylamide Polymers Superabsorbent hydrogels are used quite effectively in diapers and contact lenses. Can their properties be used to help conserve... Article A Behavioral Test to Examine the Evolution of Color Vision in Vertebrates Did you know birds have better color vision than humans? But what about sheep? This young naturalist used a behavioral assay to compare... Article Night visitors: A Study of the Hourly Distribution of Moth Activity at a Light Station Long fascinated with phototropism in night-flying insects, this young naturalist hypothesized that moths would be active in greater... Article Facial Expression and its Relationship to Gesture in Western Lowland Gorillas Nonverbal communication plays an important role in primates’ social interactions. This young naturalists set out to study how gorillas... Article Effects of Herbicide Application Following Mechanical Site Preparation on Long-term Forest Development: An Experiment with Picea glauca Seeing the forests around him exploited for commercial use prompted this young naturalist to student the long-term effects of herbicides... Article You're Fired: The Use of Fire to Eliminate Non-Native Plants in a Prairie Restoration I went on a class field trip to Fernwood Botanic Garden in southwest Michigan when I was in sixth grade. When we toured the restored... Article Native Chesapeake Bay Grasses: A Solution to Nutrient Pollution? Can grasses that are native to the Chesapeake Bay reduce nitrate and nitrate concentrations? See what this Maryland young naturalist... Article From the Desert to the Subalpine Forest This young naturalist used a trip to the Grand Canyon to test her hypothesis: the higher the elevation, the greater the number of... Article An Analysis of the Effect of Roofing Albedo on Ambient Temperature With the amount of snow and ice cover on the planet decreasing, this young naturalist set out to find a way humans might increase... Article The Toads of Delaware County The discovery of a huge toad set this young naturalist on a path to investigate these amphibians and their life cycle. See what he...