All posts created by Frances Bloomfield
08/23/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Dinosaurs helped nourish the global ecosystem with their dung, and the effects continue to be felt to this day. This

08/04/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Over a billion tons of food is wasted every year, and the cause may lie in the label. Norbert Wilson,

07/31/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

In Southeast Asia, bats are being slaughtered by the thousands. But rather than being culled solely to protect fruit crops,

07/17/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

The continued use of herbicides has given rise to weeds resistant to these chemicals, calling for the utilization of new

07/12/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

The next time you stroll along the beach, be wary of any colorful pebbles you come across. Those aren’t rocks:

06/26/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Sweating is our body’s way of keeping cool under high temperatures. Without sweat, our body temperature would go up and

06/09/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Could sheep help solve the weed problem troubling coffee plantations? According to an investigative team from the National Institute of

06/01/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

As populations increase and economies grow in Southeast Asia, so too does the demand for electricity. Yet instead of constructing

05/25/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Though small in size, the impact of ocean microbes is enormous. Not only do they act as the foundation for

04/14/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Rising more than 20,000 feet above sea level, Denali, formerly Mount McKinley, is the tallest mountain in North America and