October 31, 2007

Science Diary: Bat Diversity – Trapping

Science Diarist Tigga Kingston starts her work-night as she heads out into the rain forest to check bat traps.

October 30, 2007

Helicopter – Wind Tunnel

No echo here! Researchers use a soundproofed wind tunnel to examine new aircraft technologies.

October 29, 2007

Protein Music: Patterns of Life

Patterns are the basis for all things scientific and aesthetic.

October 26, 2007

Dragonflies – Cape May

Where’s a great place to watch dragonflies migrate?

October 25, 2007

Dragonflies – Mating Strategy

One of the world’s most venerable insects has developed a sucessful means of reproduction.

October 24, 2007

Dragonflies – Wired

Tiny transmitters may help unlock the mysteries of dragonfly migration.

October 23, 2007

Science Diary: Bat Diversity – Decline

Science Diarist Tigga Kingston heads to the rainforests of Malaysia to learn more about bats threatened by forest loss.

October 22, 2007

Science Diary: Climate Change – Running

In the highlands of Australia, animals trying to escape rising temperatures may soon have no place to go.

October 19, 2007

Coffee Stains: Mystery Of

Here’s a lesson in applied physics and the enigma of beverage stains.

October 18, 2007

Detector Dogs: Training

Training dogs for specialized scent detection is a masterly science.

October 17, 2007

Thornbugs: Size Isn’t Everything

Big sounds come from small packages.

October 16, 2007

Fire Fighting UAV -Birds Eye View

A new tool, designed to give firefighters a bird’s eye view, could give them an advantage when fighting forest fires.

October 15, 2007

Fire Fighting UAV – Finding

A sensor providing real-time information on forest fire movement could be a useful new tool for firefighters.

October 12, 2007

Earthquakes: Beyond Prediction

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

October 11, 2007

Madagascar’s RR: Cyclone Strikes

In a country where railroads are of critical importance, officials face the challenge of dealing with cyclones.

October 10, 2007

Helicopter – Jet Car

Late for work? No problem! Just hop in your personal helicopter!

October 9, 2007

Science Diary: Underwater Discoveries – Scatter

Science Diarist Jules Jaffe is excited about discoveries made on an ocean voyage.

October 8, 2007

Dragonflies – Riding the Wind

Unfortunately for dragonflies, they’re not the only creatures who migrate riding wind currents.

October 5, 2007

Dragonflies – Migration

It’s a rare event, but a grand sight to behold – thousands upon thousands of dragonflies.

October 4, 2007

Dragonflies – Myths and Truths

Can nature’s flying insect carnivores bite people?

October 3, 2007

Detector Dogs: Uses

With the sensitivity to detect odors at a microscopic level, researchers believe dogs may one day sniff out disease.

October 2, 2007

Science Diary: Climate Change – Extinction

Small changes in climate can have a large impact on the creatures living in Australia’s Carbine Tableland.

October 1, 2007

Science Diary: Climate Change – Complexity

Unraveling an ecosystem to discover the effects of climate change is challenging work for Science Diarist Steve Williams.