Category Archives: AP Biology

Agent Orange: molecular and ecosystem consequences

On Friday, an AP news story mentioned that Vietanam and the United States will be working together to clean up the environmental damage left behind from the United State’s use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.  Those areas in … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with this picture?

This was a nest on my forsythia wreath on my front door this spring.  Three of the eggs belong to a purple finch, the spotted egg belongs to a brown-headed cowbird.  This is a classic example of brood paratism, where … Continue reading

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