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Article Effect of Neustonic Microplastic Debris on the Pelagic Insect, Halobates sericeus Welcome to our plastic world. From cups to bags, bottles to CDs, clips to pipes, a nifty collection of polymers is here and thriving.... Article Plant Extracts as Natural Insecticides Every year my family and I wage a constant war for homegrown fruits and vegetables. We weed-whack, fence, and cover our plants to... Article Butterfly Buffet: The Feeding Preferences of Painted Ladies Can you imagine a world without butterflies? Although butterflies are insects, most people think they are beautiful, peaceful creatures... Article Memory Retention in Landscape Learning of Honeybees, Apis mellifera Honeybees (Apis mellifera) play a vital role in U.S. agriculture as pollinators of several crops, including carrots, almonds and... Article The Effects of pH, Salinity, and Water Temperature on Palaemonetes pugio The objective of this research was to determine the effects of acidification, a change in water pH, on the grass shrimp Palaemonetes... Article Hamadryas Baboons, Papio hamadryas: Captive vs. Wild As I headed to the exhibit where the hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas) resided, I knew something interesting would happen over... Article The Secret of the Fibonacci Sequence in Trees People see winter as a cold and gloomy time in nature. The days are short. Snow blankets the ground. Lakes and ponds freeze, and... Article Going for the Green A golf course can be a beautiful sight for golfers and non-golfers, alike. But does the tremendous amount of manicuring, fertilizing,... Article Are Dogs' Tongues Really Cleaner Than Humans'? "Abby! Don't let the dog lick you! Her tongue is full of bacteria!" Ever since we got a dog a few years ago, my mom has... Article Quantifying the Relative Abundance of Juvenile Atlantic Sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhychus, in the Hudson River For years the populations of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeons were declining, particularly in the Hudson river. This young naturalists... Article Effects of the Aquatic Environment on Growth of the Amphibian Pathogen Bactrachochytrium dendrobatidis Amphibians have thrived on Earth through two major Ice Ages and four global warming periods, yet a fungus now threatens them worldwide... Article Which Way Out--A Study of the Exit Tunnels Made by the Goldenrod Gall Fly, Eurosta solidaginis Monarch butterflies have an internal magnetic compass that guides their migration. Is a similar force at work guiding the gall fly’s...