Articles by Samantha Nash

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The gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to the head.More
Fall can be a turbulent time for gardeners, as an encroaching chill in the air begins to leach the life from the plants they've worked hard to nurture through the spring and summer.More
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. While this six-word phrase is a mouthful, CRISPR genome editing technology has pushed the line between science fiction and reality.More
Wisconsin may be known as the Dairy State, but its status as a bastion of beer is just as legendary.More
For people who raise chickens for themselves, the taste and texture of a recently collected egg is one of the perks.More
Whether they are baked into a pie, folded into pancakes or eaten fresh, blueberries are a perennial favorite that tempt many gardeners with visions of growing their own bountiful supply of sweet indigo globules.More
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In a highly connected age of smartphone shopping and new automated grocery delivery services, a trip to a local farmers' market can seem like an anachronistic journey to the past.More
A month-and-a-half before the first dandelion heads crest above recently thawed soil, honey bees that survive the winter are already busy preparing to collect spring's first grains of pollen.More
While it can be hard to pinpoint on the calendar, tree sap usually begins to flow when birds that have been away for the winter begin to return, daytime starts getting noticeably longer, and the extra sunshine prompts temperatures to surge above freezing.More
For some people, the colder months of the year can seem to stretch interminably. For gardeners, though, this period can be a time of opportunity.More