A couple of weeks ago some colleagues and I wrote a paper in Science reporting some new findings on Amazonian forests. Some of the findings are actually just numbers, and one of those numbers is really big. It's the number of trees we think probably grow in the Amazon, and it's 390 billion. Read more about How many trees are there in the Amazon?
What's black and white and red all over? A zebra on The Brain Scoop! Special Guest: Anna Goldman, Mammals Prep Lab Manager at The Field Museum and #1 Superhero Crime-Fighting Woman in Science Champion Extraordinaire Read more about Zebra Bits
Nestled deep within the Escalera Mountains of Peru lies a piece of paradise that has awaited exploration by scientists for hundreds of years. Until now, scientists have been unable to set foot there due to the severe and isolated terrain: cloud-shrouded cliffs rise out of the Amazonian lowlands far from the main Andean range, crisscrossed with mountain creeks and waterfalls topping out on 7,500-foot ridges. Read more about Paradise Lost is Found in the Mountains of Peru