January 24, 2013 Most dogs will eat just about anything. But, that wasn't always the case. The domestic dog's ancestor, the gray wolf, only ate meat. And a new report suggests hanging out with humans — and our garbage — may have helped them evolve to digest a wide range of foods.
December 8, 2012 A radio-collared wolf, well-known to scientists and tourists, has been killed outside Yellowstone National Park. Commentator Barbara J. King points to the larger controversy of which this latest wolf death is a part.
May 31, 2012 At Yellowstone National Park, the Earth growls, wolves prowl, bison roam and it's possible to go stand in a volcano's crater. Science bursts to life in Yellowstone. So how do we we tap Yellowstone's wonders to turn kids on to science?
April 19, 2012 Do novelists have a responsibility to ensure that the science used in their books is credible? Commentator Barbara J. King considers how Jodi Picoult characterizes wolves in her new novel — and why wolf scientists find fault with it.