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The Ubiquitous Cat-Loving Parasite

The good news? All the hype about getting diseases from your cat’s litter is not something to worry about. The bad news? It’s because those parasites aren’t just in cat litter—they’re everywhere.

Credit Jonathan Cohen.

Flight Anxiety

Summer travel is in full swing, which means many of us are headed to the airport in the coming weeks. While most people do know that flying is the safest… More»

"Associate Professor Andrea Weeks works with Karoline Oldham, systems biology graduate student, in the herbarium. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University"

Turning over an old leaf.

Andrea Weeks is leading the Virginia portion of the large-scale project “The Keys to the Cabinets.” Hear our interview with Andrea here, and take a look at the herbarium at George Mason University.

Glacially Cool Music

In the stewy, steamy, 90-plus-degree weather of summer in Virginia, composer Matthew Burtner is working on some pretty cool sounds. Literally.