Field Notes

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This blog features writing by our research trainees, as well as instructors and scientists. Together with our sister publication, One World Science (now also on, FPI seeks to raise the profile of science in popular dialog.    

A Tough Nut To Crack

Photo Credit: mauroguanandi The Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa) towers over most of its peers, growing up to 50 meters tall over a lifespan of

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All Poop is Good Poop

Everybody poops, it’s true, but for researchers gathering valuable information from monkey droppings, not everyone’s poop is worth its weight in gold. Basic market forces

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