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Spring 2012: by David Brooks, Illustrations by Jud Guiteau

Virtual Tests: Math may help treatment of medical conditions
Errant Parent: What type of parenting produces bad behavior?
Fungi Love: If microbes ain't happy, ain't nobody happy

Winter 2012: by David Brooks, Illustrations by Jud Guiteau

Staying Put: The recession is slowing migration among states
Crash Course: A football player's spine fracture is recorded
Gene Therpy: Genetics and data mining boost bacteria research

Fall 2011: by David Brooks and David Sims '81

Tail Count: Replicating 1920s research to study habitat change
Speaking Up: Convincing bystanders that it's OK to intervene
Far Out: A strange ribbon of energy helps ward off cosmic rays

Spring 2011: by David Brooks

Old and Cool: Horseshoe crabs can tell us a lot about ecology
How to Listen: Whistle-blowers who are anonymous may be ignored
Combat Training: Parents' reactions to sibling fights affect kids

Winter 2011: by David Brooks

Rock On: Studying moraine debris reveals glacial history
Striver vs. Conflictor: What kind of personality archetype are you?
Tick Sightings: Tracking Lyme disease by satellite from space

Fall 2010: by David Brooks and David Sims '81

I'm More Than OK: Entitled employees are a challenge to manage
Sea Change: In Colombia, creating plans for sustainable fishing
Robot, Decide!: Artificial intelligence that reaches a decision--fast

Spring 2010: by David Brooks and Kristen Grieco

Art Nouveau: Kids learn more than drawing with tablet PCs
Cost Surgery: Collecting data on health pricing may lead to reform
Rural Mural: A survey reveals four distinct rural categories

Winter 2010: by David Brooks and Virgina Stuart '75, '80G

Oil on Water: To clean up spills in the Arctic Sea, call in the bugs
Count Off: Can signs of autism be spotted in the very young?
Trash Talk: A lot can be learned by digging up garbage

Fall 2009: by David Brooks

Treetop View: Web cams in forests help measure climate change
Fraught Lots: Coal-tar sealants can pollute the environment
Science Defiance : Underperforming in science for an odd reason

Spring 2009: by David Brooks

Love Thy Neighbor : How Ugandan farners cope with a wildlife park
Air Support : Where to put wind farms? Maybe a satellite can help
Mercury Sleuth : Tracking how a top toxin gets in the atmosphere

Winter 2009: by David Brooks

Bank On It : Credit ratings are how companies gauge honesty
Avast, Thief! : An invasive algae wreaks havoc on the East Coast
Slide Projector : Satellite data may help predict landslides

Fall 2008: by Amos Esty

Risk Analysis : Fire-retardant chemicals, present in breast milk, may be linked to obesity
Muddy Waters: Pollution in rivers can have a ripple effect downstream
Soap-free Biodiesel: There may be a better way to make biodiesel from oil

Spring 2008: by Amos Esty

Trash Power : What seeps out of landfills could produce electricity
Bug Detection : A quick test can prevent illness and save lives
Tank Pollution : Unseen leaks turn out to be hard on the environment

Winter 2008: by Crystal Ward Kent '78

Accepting Imperfection : How people think can't be predicted precisely
Newcomers Not Welcome : Argentina's elite used 'science' to keep power
Right Whale Roundabout : Ships and whales at sea make a lethal combination

Fall 2007: by Paul E. Kandarian

Up with Fat : Omega-3 fatty acids can help ward off depression
Right, Finally : Researchers prove a new electron wave does exist
A Story to Tell : Oral histories help change perceptions about people with brain injuries

Spring 2007: by Lewis I. Rice

Mind the Gap: The have-mosts rise while the have-leasts are sinking
Injection Protection: Insulin in pill form could be a boon to diabetics
Darth Vader, Team Leader: A happy boss is not always an effective boss

Winter 2007: by Suki Casanave '86G

Total Recall: This bird never forgets
Babes in the Bay: Oysters on the rebound
Methane Mud: Wetlands produce their own greenhouse gas

Fall 2006: by Jill Sullivan Grueter '99, David Sims '81 and Dolores Leonard

What's in a Name?: Sponsoring a stadium may not be a sign of hubris
Bird Brain: Satellites can help track the spread of avian flu
Just Add Water: A new all-in-one treatment for polluted river beds

Spring 2006: By Robert Emro, Suki Casanave '86G and Dolores Leonard

Carbon Lure: Can buiding highways slow global warming?
Puddle Love: For amphibians, vernal pools are habitat heaven
Catch Up: Closing fishing grounds may revive failing fisheries

Winter 2006: by Anne Downey '95G

Have a Drink: In the cold, perception of thirst goes down
Jumping Genetics: Students may have fun, but genetic engineering is serious science
Snow Smog: Ice core samples to reveal rather astounding data about climate and environmental changes

Fall 2005: By Anne Downey '95G and Virginia Stuart '75, '80G

Rx for Quakes: Studying how saturated sand "liquefies" when it is shaken by an earthquake
Got Curd? A unique view of the village's economic evolution
Dear Diary: an understudied part of adolescent life: sibling relationships

Spring 2005: by David Brooks

Sea Change: Black sea bass change sex
Field Test: Recreation space is being used as an intervention tool
Feeling Smart: Developing the emotional intelligence of employees improves the bottom line

Winter 2005:By Suki Casanave '86G and Anne Downey '95G

Divine Bovines: Saving the Devon from extinction
Northern Flight: Studying change in the Arctic
Blinded by Love: Drugs don't always work the way they're supposed to By Anne Downey '95G

Fall 2004: By Virginia Stuart '75, '80G

Cooking with Asphalt: Developing more durable pavements
Not Just Math: Viewing day-to-day household decisions through the lens of economics
Mission IPM-possible: Reducing dependence on chemical sprays

Spring 2004: By Suki Casanave '86G, Jeffrey Klineman, and David Sims '81

The Great Strawberry Hunt: Building a better berry
Visualize Ice: Reconstructing ancient lakes
Bad Air in a Bag: Sea salt contributes to the formation of aerosols

Winter 2004: By David Appell

Drop a Line, Save a Whale: Testing a material that slowly self-destructs in seawater
Diction Afflictions: Reading and speech are closely aligned
Forest East vs. Forest West: Japan needs to integrate its forest management approaches

Fall 2003: By Jeffrey Klineman

Weight Allergy: Staying slim may help ward off asthma
Recycled Roadways: Increasing the use of recycled materials in building roads
What a Girl Wants: Girls need stable relationships and a sense of control to navigate the treacherous waters in high school

Spring 2003: By David Appell

Democracy in a Decade: Mexico's 10-year path to democracy may have made that system of government more durable
Pocket-sized Fuel Cells: Miniature fuel cells for small appliances are feasible
Sand Dollars: What's the value of clean seawater?

Winter 2003: i>By Donna Eason and Virginia Stuart '75, '80G

Why Children Go Missing: The missing-children problem is widely misunderstood
Patterns in the Nano World: Nanostructures could lead to new technologies
Emotional Intelligence: What we do and say could have a lasting impact a child's ability to handle emotions

Fall 2002:

The Net Result: What does a fish do when it spots trouble ahead?
Helping Moms Manage Stress
Forecast for 2102: Warmer, Smoggier

Spring 2002:

You Say Tomahto: Is the New England dialect holding its own?
Wildcat Blue: Breeding great blue flowers
Abusing Our Elders: Elder abuse receives little attention

Winter 2002:

Meet the Beetles: Explaining why burying beetles do what they do
Dealing with Stress
Iron Man to the Rescue: The hazards of ingesting too much iron

Fall 2001:

New to the Neighborhood: When mammals suddenly appeared, Paleocene-wise
International Adoptions: Extra stress can be helped
Carbon Collectors: Why the Northeast collects carbon dioxide

Spring 2001:

A Sharper Image: A portable MRI scanner
Help Wanted: Engineers: WSBE report defines the problem
Do the Numbers: Why Chinese students outperform Americans in math

Winter 2001:

Car Talk: Police cars will soon be wired
No Breakfast for Bambi: Feeding deer can harm them
Sea Urchin Summer: Tricking sea urchins into thinking it's summer

Fall 2000:

Cry Baby: Colicky babies aren't sick
Cyber Predators: Children are stumbling across pornography on the Internet
Fighting Fat: Reducing weight requires exercise and diet

Spring 2000:

Strange Bed(rock) Fellows: Bacteria that eat contaminents
Too Eager to Please Socialization differences between the sexes
Popeye Was Right: Eating spinach, and other vegetables and fruits, promotes strong vision

Winter 2000:

Electronic Eye: Machines that see could soon help police investigate crime scenes and doctors examine cells for signs of disease.
Smoke Alarm: Why do people engage in behavior that is bad for them, even when they know the long-term risks?
It's a Wrap: Aquaculture becomes a major industry.

Fall 1999:

Pass the Pumpkin Puffs: Plump, tasty, hull-less seeds that puff into bite-sized snacks when heated
Diagnosing Sick Forests: Excessive amounts of nitrogen are slowing the growth of trees
Alzheimer's Care Map: Helping New Hampshire residents plan and maintain home-based long-term care for elders with Alzheimer's

Spring 1999:

Emotional IQ: Reasoning with emotion is a critical component of what makes us smart.
Running for Cover: The New England Cottontail is now a candidate for the federal endangered species list.
Age Remedy: Exercise is one of the most important contributors to good health.

Winter 1999:

Stress-free, Naturally: Responses to stress vary significantly
Swamp Sentinels: The state's first major study of deformed amphibians
Tell-Tale Wind:Wind contains chemical "fingerprints" that may help the state identify the sources of pollutants

Coming soon: Fall 1998

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