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Faking It

Paul Denis with Sara Irwin

How forgery of art and collectibles has thrived since the days of Ancient Rome. Today even the world of fossils is not immune.

Romancing the Stones

The ROM exhibition of Michael Scott’s collection, called Light and Stone, will feature among other things, a range of his emeralds from around the world, such as one from the famous Muzo mine in Columbia. How one man's passion for gems led to a collection that rivals those of royal families.

Specious Claims?

Radu Cornel Guiasu

Conservation biologist Radu Guiasu looks beyond the alarming headlines to assess the true impact of “invasive” species. Barbarian invaders? Or just a case of species xenophobia?