September 30, 2004

Bullfrogs – Reducing

Catching bullfrogs is no longer child’s play.

September 29, 2004

South African Penguins: Tags

Finding the right material to use for tagging penguins.

September 28, 2004

Bullfrogs: Menace!

Meet the bullfrog who is eating the West.

September 27, 2004

Earth’s Magnetic Field: Reversal

Did you know that the current “North Pole” is really a south pole?

September 24, 2004

Finch: Gender Gap

Researchers host a virtual “dating game” to learn how female finches ultimately choose their mates.

September 23, 2004

Coffee Stains: Applications

A new method for DNA sequencing was inspired by observing salt water stains on linoleum.

September 22, 2004

Earth’s Magnetic Field: Maintain

Deep in the Earth, there’s a lot going on.

September 21, 2004

South African Penguins – Oil Spill

When penguins are affected by oil spills, they have to be cleaned – by hand.

September 20, 2004

Organs: Grinders and Monkeys

Organ grinders and their monkeys were undesirables, most often offered money to just get out of town.

September 17, 2004

Earthquakes: Family of Faults

New technology may help in responding to earthquakes.

September 16, 2004

Tashlicht: Water and Song

The ceremony of Tashlicht expresses personal movement and the flow of one’s deeds.

September 15, 2004

Tashlicht: Overview

Throwing bread into moving water is a symbolic practice on the first day of the Jewish New Year.

September 14, 2004

Silk: Caterpillars

A little caterpillar + a big appetite and a lot of help = the world’s finest fabric.

September 13, 2004

South African Penguins – Global Warming

Penguins’ food-dish is moving further from their nesting grounds.

September 10, 2004

Urban Tree Planting: Soil 101

Soil quality is the greatest challenge for cityscape tree planters.

September 9, 2004

Earth’s Magnetic Field: Origins

Just where does the magnetic field come from?

September 8, 2004

Finch: Beaks Big and Small

The complexity of a finch’s song is determined by the size of its beak.

September 7, 2004

Bread: Preserving

Contrary to popular belief, refrigeration is not the best way to preserve the freshness of bread.

September 6, 2004

Earthquakes: Beyond Prediction

Using satellite-based radar technology could help predict the danger from aftershocks following an earthquake.

September 3, 2004

Detector Dogs: Candidates

For canine candidates of scent detection, “there’s more than meets the nose.”

September 2, 2004

Detector Dogs: Training

Training dogs for specialized scent detection is a masterly science.

September 1, 2004

Madagascar’s RR: Plants Rescue

Madagascar scientists found plants that were a great low-cost solution for stabilizing hillsides.