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In that faraway time when Eospermatopteris and Archaeopteris were growing mere miles from Riverdale, there were many other critters living in the same neighborhood. more
The past disappears rapidly, even when there is limitless visual and print media attesting to it. more
Fossils can be found everywhere, and we have our share here in New York. more
The question of permanence and immortality has bedeviled humanity throughout the ages. more
Humans have created art for a long time. For a very long time, particularly if your definition of art is “any embellishment that does not add to the functionality of an item.” more
When I took a physiology class in college, we performed various experiments. Among them was a demonstration of firefly lightning in which we mixed luciferin with luciferase and produced the yellow glow of bioluminescence. more
Humanity has never been satisfied with accepting the constraints of nature.  Whether it was building permanent structures close to rivers that were known to flood regularly or clearing malarial swamps, boundaries have been seen merely as obstacles to overcome. more
One of my favorite outdoor activities with small children is blowing bubbles. Yes, you can buy the solution — nothing more than water and dishwashing soap — in small containers that contain the little wands. more
To better understand the reach of the EcoFlora Project in New York City, here are some illuminating statistics. more
Regular readers of this column are already familiar with the EcoFlora Project run by the New York Botanical Garden. This project is trying to compile a complete list of plants — cultivated and wild — growing within New York City. more
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