Acid rain and subsequent calcium depletion of forest soils in eastern North America may be limiting forest songbird populations, according to a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
The news of science usually concerns what results a scientist has achieved, not how he [or she] has found them. . . . Yet, scientific progress continues to depend on the invention and refinement of tools and techniques. —Joshua Lederberg (1986)
"Just take a pair of goggles and go in," chemist Andrew Ewing said, as I stood before graduate student Jody Mesaros's lab.