Articles by Roxanne Palmer
Scientists And Free Speech In Canada, The US And China
April 13 2013 9:21 AM
Canadian scientists are fighting in a free-speech minefield: Is the grass greener in the U.S. and China?
Oldest Dino Embryos Contain Bits Of Organic Matter
April 12 2013 1:54 PM
A newly discovered cache of early Jurassic dinosaur embryos contains a surprising find: organic material.
Bats Are Cuter Than You Think [PHOTOS]
April 11 2013 4:30 PM
A new bat with markings that look like a badger (or maybe an Oreo cookie) has turned up in South Sudan.
New Aquatic Drone Offers Glimpse Of Robotic Sea Power
April 10 2013 5:01 PM
A new semi-autonomous swimming robot can scout for marine biologists, oil companies or border-control agencies.
Leaf Hairs Are Natural Bedbug Death Traps: Study
April 10 2013 12:49 PM
Wily bedbugs can't escape the sharp hairs of kidney bean leaves, which aim right for vulnerable spots.
Chemists Dive Into Hurricanes And Hangovers
April 09 2013 4:40 PM
Hurricane cocktails are a complex chemical bouquet, but too many of them might induce a 'metabolic storm.'
Morning Sickness Drug Expected Back On Shelves In May
April 09 2013 2:23 PM
A previous version of the drug Diclegis was voluntarily removed from shelves in 1983 over birth defect concerns that were later proven false.
ExxonMobil Oil Spill: Some Residents Aren't Breathing Easy
April 09 2013 7:58 AM
The first casualties of ExxonMobil's oil spill in Mayflower, Ark., are ducks and turtles, but the long-term impacts are uncertain.
How Scientists Exhume Bodies To Put Accusations To Rest
April 08 2013 2:50 PM
Sometimes opening a grave is the best way to put questions to rest.
Vintage Idaho: Global Warming To Redraw Map Of Wine Regions
April 08 2013 11:32 AM
By 2050, the Rocky Mountains will likely be more suitable for wine production than the Mediterranean, new research projects.
'Game Of Thrones' Recap: 'Dark Wings, Dark Words'
April 08 2013 7:14 AM
Ravens bear two pieces of bad news to Robb; Jaime and Brienne clash; Sansa has a secret conference with the Tyrells.
Why Do Animals Save Humans?
April 04 2013 12:20 PM
There are numerous stories of wolves, dolphins, and even lions protecting humans.