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Bear Essentials (of Hibernation)

Recent investigations on what happens to bears during hibernation have revealed interesting results with possible medical applications for humans.Read the full BBC article here.  A great example of how we can learn from nature and improve human life (the Pope’s favorite animal can offer us even more). The bears metabolism drops to 25% of its […]

Lobsters and Humans Getting Along

There is an interesting artcicle in the NYT on the current lobster boom in Maine. To a large extent this is due to human intervention, strict conservation laws, that have strengthened the lobster population. In the long run, 15 years, the effects seem to be visible. As an undergraduate student at Bowdoin College I remember […]

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