As my late Christmas present to you, here are eight new articles from last week.
First up, two new Extinction Countdown articles for Scientific American:
Bad News for Christmas: Frankincense Faces Uncertain Future
Caught on Video: Endangered Pygmy Hippo Seen Slipping through Nighttime Liberia
Next up, some interesting news items for Mother Nature Network:
Iowa town's pit bull ban forces veteran cop to give up his service dog
DNA of Genghis Khan's descendant sequenced in Inner Mongolia
Liquid metal capsules make self-healing electronics possible
And finally, three new "green living" blog posts for Green Hands USA:
How to Find the Greenest Restaurants in Your Area
Your Business Can Help Preserve Biodiversity
Outdoor Play Cuts ADHD Symptoms
This week will see me battling a nasty cold while writing several new features. I wonder what cold medicine will do to my prose? Stay tuned to find out!