Chris Samoray

Fall 2015 Science Writing Intern

All Stories by Chris Samoray

  1. Atlantic cod
    Oceans

    Rising temperatures complicate efforts to manage cod fishery

    Higher water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine could play a role in Atlantic cod crashes.

  2. arid drylands
    Earth

    Parched parts of Earth expanding

    More drylands, largely impacting developing nations, are forecasted for near future.

  3. axolotl salamander
    Animals

    Salamander ancestors could regenerate limbs

    Salamanders and ancient amphibians share similar way of regenerating limbs.

  4. Lampyris noctiluca
    Animals

    For glowworms, the brightest girls get the guy

    Brighter female glowworms attract more mates and lay more eggs than their dimmer peers.

  5. Lampyris noctiluca
    Animals

    For glowworms, the brightest girls get the guy

    Brighter female glowworms attract more mates and lay more eggs than their dimmer peers.

  6. dog with ball snuggles with human
    Animals

    DNA trail leads to new spot for dog domestication

    A new study suggests that dogs were first domesticated in Central Asia.

  7. hunter gatherers
    Anthropology

    Sleep time in hunter-gatherer groups on low end of scale

    Hunter-gatherer communities in Africa and South America have similar sleeping patterns as people living in postindustrial societies, researchers find.