July 31, 2007

Earthquake Prediction- INSAR

Find out about a new technology that could be used to track the movements of the Earth and greatly improve our understanding of the Earth’s dynamics.

July 30, 2007

Science Diary: How Toxins Move – Shelved

The reality of scientific research is that it often must take a back seat to the demands of life!

July 27, 2007

The Lobster’s Violin: What It’s for

The spiny lobster has a unique “home alarm system”.

July 26, 2007

Seed Dispersal – 101

What are the different strategies plants use to spread their seeds around?

July 25, 2007

Kaqchikel: Wedding

In Kaqchikel tradition, a wedding is a progressive event – starting at the home of the groom.

July 24, 2007

Science Diary: How Toxins Move – The Search

Join Science Diarist Michael Hochella on the hunt for elusive nanoparticles.

July 23, 2007

Science Diary: How Toxins Move – Comparison

The pristine waters of Montana’s Rock Creek provide a control sample for researchers studying the state’s more polluted waterways.

July 20, 2007

Earthquake Prediction- Art or Science?

Hear about how people have tried to predict earthquakes.

July 19, 2007

Bread: Primordial

What do you know about one of mankind’s oldest staples?

July 18, 2007

Climate Change and Extinction

Find out how global climate change will likely affect the distribution and survival of many plant and animal species.

July 17, 2007

Thermal Protection System -Materials

Find out why thermal protection on aircraft is not “one size fits all”!

July 16, 2007

Thermal Protection System -Trial By Blowtorch

How to replicate the rigors of re-entry? With a giant blowtorch!

July 13, 2007

Lisbon Festival

Citywide parties, music, and parades – it’s a month of merrymaking in the city of Lisbon.

July 12, 2007

Earthquakes – 101

Learn where earthquakes happen and hear a description of the Earth’s constantly moving crust.

July 11, 2007

Mongolia – Naadam

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

July 10, 2007

Science Diary: How Toxins Move – Restoration

Restoration work has improved vegetation in areas polluted by mine runoff.

July 9, 2007

Science Diary: How Toxins Move – Headwaters

Geochemist Michael Hochella is ankle-deep and collecting samples in the Clark Fork River’s headwaters.

July 6, 2007

CROWS: Uncommonly Cooperative

Come nesting season, families of crows do something relatively few other species of birds do – raise their young cooperatively.

July 5, 2007

Snow Biology – Food Web

Banks of melting snow are a host to a variety of interdependent creatures.

July 4, 2007

Snow Biology – Acid Snow

In the Adirondacks, summer snow banks are often acidic – the legacy of burning fossil fuels – and it can have a devastating effect on the environment.

July 3, 2007

Science Diary: Koalas – Dying

What is keeping St. Bees Island’s koala population in check?

July 2, 2007

Science Diary: Koalas- Strategies

Koalas don’t keep quiet and still all day because they’re lazy – it’s a metabolic strategy!