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What are Bio Bites?

Bio Bites By R. Gary Raham A biologist-artist’s ruminations about our roles in a science-inspired world The column Bio Bites will chew bite-sized topics in current science and invite readers to digest the implications for […]

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Enjoying Colorado’s flying dragons

By R. Gary Raham, Nature writer/illustrator Modern cars may skim down the highway with sleek exteriors and aerodynamic contours, but auto enthusiasts still appreciate “classics” like the rugged model T that was able to survive […]

Entertainment

Chickens: the indispensable dinosaurs

By R. Gary Raham As young children will tell you, dinosaurs didn’t really become extinct 65 million years ago. Some evolved into birds. One of those feathered dinosaurs now fuels our civilization with its tasty […]

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How smart are your plants?

By R. Gary Raham, nature writer and illustrator Some day just watering and fertilizing a garden may not be enough. The successful gardener might have to become a kind of horticultural trainer, utilizing knowledge about […]

Events

Bison at home on the Soapstone range

By R. Gary Raham “The bison are really thriving at Soapstone right now,” said wildlife biologist Matt McCollum near the pens housing the animals that will soon join the 76 bison currently at the natural area. “Two-year-old females […]

Benefits abound if we can stomach insects
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Benefits abound if we can stomach insects

By Gary Raham Today, people often freak out when insects arrive at a picnic, but sometime—perhaps soon—such once unwelcome guests may just be extra salad garnish. Individuals like David Gracer, owner of Small Stock Food […]