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Marine Bio Camp means muddy hands, tempting seafood - Carroll County Times


Carroll County Times
The day in Solomons started with a snack overlooking the Patuxent River and the Rachel Carson — the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's flagship research vessel. “That's definitely a squid,” said Tre Williams, a 15-year-old from ...

Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

Mushrooms, Magma and Love in a Time of Science - New York Times


New York Times
Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863) was one of the most remarkable women from this more egalitarian age of scientific study. She had a deep knowledge of botany, zoology and paleontology, and she was also an artist — though that “also” would have seemed ...

New York Times: Rachel Carson Dies of Cancer; Silent Spring Author Was 56

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1964 obituary. Free registration required.

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Discusses the controversy spawned by the publication of "Silent Spring."

Capitalism Magazine: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Environmentalist Mythology Killing Us Softly
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Article blames Carson's "mythology" about DDT for unnecessary deaths from diseases that DDT was once used to fight.

Frontline: Silent Spring Revisited
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Discusses how supporters and critics assess Carson's influential book. From the Web site of the PBS TV series Frontline.

Reason Online:
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Finds the legacy of the book "troubling," particularly in regard to carcinogenic effects of pesticides.

National Resources Defense Council: The Story of
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The positive influence of "Silent Spring."

Rachel Carson
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Her life and legacy. Includes biography, bibliography and Web links.

Rachel Carson
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Al Gore's introduction to the 1994 edition of "Silent Spring."

The New York Times: Genetics
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Collection of articles assembled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA. Topics include history, recent developments, ethical concerns and other issues related to the genetic revolution, and the role of the news media in science.

New York Times: There's Poison All Around Us Now
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Review of "Silent Spring."

New York Times: Obituary
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Reports Carson's death in 1964.