March 31, 2006

Yoiks – Memories

For the Sami people of Scandinavia, yoiking is a sonorous characterization of loved ones.

March 30, 2006

Yoiks – Carrying On The Tradition

The nomadic Sami herdsmen of Scandinavia have preserved their oral history in a unique form of story-song called a “yoik.”

March 29, 2006

Quietude – Solutions

If there is a right to quiet in our common spaces, how can we best preserve it?

March 28, 2006

Quietude – The Commons

Our atmosphere is replete with vibrations from unnatural sources.

March 27, 2006

E.O. Wilson – Electric Fish

A surprising explanation on how a unique kind of fish communicates and captures their prey.

March 24, 2006

E.O. Wilson – Future of Science

Advanced scientific discoveries in the 21st century are addressing philosophical questions of centuries past.

March 23, 2006

E.O. Wilson – Ant Communication

A variety of chemical exchanges enable ants to navigate their world and coordinate their activities.

March 22, 2006

Devil’s Garden: Ecology

Are the ants in Devil’s Gardens actually angels?

March 21, 2006

Devil’s Garden: Who

A little ant can work a lot of rainforest magic with a drop of formic acid.

March 20, 2006

Devil’s Garden: What is

The devil’s in Peruvian rainforests: or IS it?

March 17, 2006

E.O. Wilson – Chemical Signals

Chemical secretions bring a new meaning to the science of insect communication.

March 16, 2006

Termite – Guts

Termites keep the microbes in the family with a little rear-to-mouth-feeding.

March 15, 2006

Termite – Beauty

Welcome to the exotic and beautiful world within a termite’s gut.

March 14, 2006

Termite – Chow Down

It isn’t just wood termites are munching on.

March 13, 2006

E.O.Wilson – Consider the Lily Pond

A riddle poses a serious question about the future of life on earth.

March 10, 2006

E.O. Wilson – The Mark of Science

Science is rooted in discovery, deepening our knowledge of the physical world, and enriching the human experience.

March 9, 2006

Meteorites – Deep Impact

The nightmare continues with a shockwave that’s got the force of a nuclear explosion.

March 8, 2006

Meteorites – World

A sea of plasma and a blast hotter than the sun: sound like a nightmare? It happened here on earth, a billion years ago.

March 7, 2006

Yoiks – Reindeer Jazz

An indigenous style of singing created by nomadic reindeer herdsman is kept alive in contemporary Scandinavia.

March 6, 2006

Natural Radio: Whistlers

Radio waves created by lightning can be heard from halfway around the planet.

March 3, 2006

Antpitta: The Reserve

A rare species of bird is protected in its forest habitat, high in the mountains of southern Ecuador.

March 2, 2006

Paralysis Technology -Brain Power

Soon paralyzed patients my be able to grasp objects with a device that is controlled by their own thoughts.

March 1, 2006

Paralysis Technology -Controlling the Hand

Quadriplegic patients can now do common tasks with the aid of a device that uses shoulder movements to control their paralyzed hands.