Book cover of The Jewel Box: How Moths Illuminate Nature’s Hidden Rules by Tim Blackburn
Biological Sciences

The Jewel Box: How Moths Illuminate Nature’s Hidden Rules

A plastic box with a lightbulb attached may seem like an odd birthday present. But for ecologist Tim Blackburn, a moth trap is a captivating window into the world beyond the roof terrace of his London flat. Whether gaudy or drab, rare or common, each moth ensnared by the trap is a treasure with a story to tell. […Learn More]

Book cover of Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change by Mary Beth Pfeiffer
Biological Sciences

Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe each year, and untold multitudes in Canada, China, Russia, and Australia.
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