July 31, 2001

Vibrating Wasps

A neurobiolgist has mapped the behavior of wasps by listening to their vibrations.

July 30, 2001

Philosophy of Science: Bitter Water

A theoretical chemist offers a scientific explanation of how a humble piece of wood may have sweetened water in Biblical times.

July 27, 2001

Philosophy of Science: Ethics

Scientists in the 21st century must contemplate issues beyond those of the science itself.

July 26, 2001

Philosophy of Science: Chemistry

According to a Nobel prize winning scientist, chemistry is on a very human scale.

July 25, 2001

Philosophy of Science: Religion and Science

Science and religion share common ground in the human condition.

July 24, 2001

Weddell Seals: Calls

For Weddell seals, “every sound tells a story”.

July 23, 2001

Weddell Seals: Mating

The mating game — Antarctic style.

July 20, 2001

Crete: Wedding Music

Love is in the air and so is a wealth of Cretan music.

July 19, 2001

Thornbugs: Size Isn’t Everything

Big sounds come from small packages.

July 18, 2001

Thornbugs: Heart Throbs

For thornbugs, a plant is “the love connection”.

July 17, 2001

Thornbugs: Good Vibrations

Thornbugs have a vibrational repertoire inherent to their specific life stages.

July 16, 2001

Thornbugs: Listening To

For thornbugs the medium moves the message.

July 13, 2001

Listener Initiative

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July 12, 2001

Weeds: Eradication

Have garden will travel.

July 11, 2001

Weeds: Most Wanted

An exotic plant can be like the proverbial rotten apple.

July 10, 2001

Weeds: All in the Name

What do you call a plant in the wrong place at the wrong time?

July 9, 2001

Mongolia – Naadam

An 800 year old festival continues from its origin as a “boot camp.”

July 6, 2001

Locusts: Avoiding Collisions

Research on locusts will someday result in an automobile collision avoidance system.

July 5, 2001

Locusts: Nature

Scientists are taking a close look at what locusts do very well – get out of the way of onrushing objects.

July 4, 2001

Locusts: Star Wars

Blockbuster movie plays neuroscience lab: “Action potentials” soar!!

July 3, 2001

Ants & Caterpillars: Interdependence

Did you ever consider an ant to be the perfect baby-sitter?

July 2, 2001

Ants & Caterpillars: Sound

Sound – and sweet excretions – are ingredients for harmonious behavior between ants and caterpillars.