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Citizen Scientists Gather Data on Urban Bees

Citizen Scientists Gather Data on Urban Bees

Seattle gardeners are assisting University of Washington researchers by gathering data on pollination activity in community gardens.

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Flowers to Pharmacy

Flowers to Pharmacy

The nation's first hospital in Philadelphia culled its archives to create a collection of medical and botanical texts from the 18th and early 19th century.

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Science Event Pick: Urban Bees

Science Event Pick: Urban Bees

Cal professor Gordon Frankie will discuss the Urban Bee Project at the next East Bay Science Café, Sept.2. In addition, there are a whole host of local beekeeping organizations that offer educational events.

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Producer's Notes: Your Photos on QUEST – Harold Davis

Producer's Notes: Your Photos on QUEST – Harold Davis

The hardest thing about pulling this segment together was determining which of Harold’s photographs to use! Browsing through his thousands of photos on Flickr, and his professional website, you can see the breadth of his subjects.

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Spring Dating Tips from the Plant Kingdom

Spring Dating Tips from the Plant Kingdom

It's almost spring: time for sultry nights, birds, bees, renewal and the sweet promise of new love. For us humans, that might mean flirty skirts, a new perfume, a dapper new hat or hip hair cut, all in the hopes of attracting a new, or very old and loyal, perfect mate. Plants also feel the […]

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