Sean Greene

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  • New maps show spread and impact of drought on California forests

    New maps show spread and impact of drought on California forests

    California’s forests have already lost millions of trees in recent years due to rising temperatures, the drought and a plague of bark beetle infestations. But if the drought persists, millions of more trees throughout the state could die, according to a study published this week in Proceedings...

  • Caught on tape! Wild crows use tiny cameras to film themselves using tools

    Caught on tape! Wild crows use tiny cameras to film themselves using tools

    Two species on Earth are known to use hook-shaped tools: humans and New Caledonian crows. And now, for the first time, the people have caught the birds using them on camera. There are crows all over the world, but the species on New Caledonia, a forested island in the South Pacific, are renowned...

  • What zombies can teach us about infectious diseases

    What zombies can teach us about infectious diseases

    If someone you know exhibits the following symptoms, you may want to steer clear of them at your next holiday gathering: shambling gait, moaning, loss of personality traits, rotting of the flesh. These are not signs of a food coma; they’re symptoms of zombiism -- and a new report is sounding the...

  • Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

    Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

    The next time your dog heads to his bowl for a drink, take a second to appreciate his mastery of fluid dynamics as he laps up gulp after gulp. Don’t mind the mess he’s probably making -- it’s all part of his brilliance. When your dog plunges his snout into his water bowl, it looks as though he’s...

  • Know your Imperial helmets

    Know your Imperial helmets

    The sleek, homogenous look of evil. The look of the Stormtrooper helmet awakens a feeling of unknown evil, and that’s most likely the point. Almost impossible to tell apart, the only way to learn about the soldiers behind the masks is to study the many different shapes, sizes and offshoots of the...

  • In detail: The cars of the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    In detail: The cars of the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

    From old favorites to far-out concepts, the vehicles on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show represent the cutting edge of the automotive industry. Whether you attend or not, you can still see all the emblems, grills and details of your favorite cars right here.

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