October 30, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Mystery

Why has the koala population of St. Bees Island remained stable, while other regions struggle to keep the koala population under control?

October 29, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Success

At last! A research team finally spots a well-hidden koala.

October 26, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Strategies

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

October 25, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Tracking

Join in the hunt as researchers track down koalas!

October 24, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Goats

The koalas of Australia’s St. Bee’s Island have an unlikely adversary – goats.

October 23, 2012

SciDi: Koalas – Finding

Even on an island full of koalas, finding one is much more difficult than it might seem!

October 22, 2012

The Moon – Origin

In the early stages of our galaxy, celestial bodies had a habit of colliding with each other. Scientists think that’s how we got our moon.

October 19, 2012

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain – Glitch

Analyzing the workings of the human brain is difficult enough when everything works as it should. Unfortunately, sometimes it doesn’t.

October 18, 2012

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain – Listening In

Science Diarist John Beggs gives us a peek (and a listen) into our brains.

October 17, 2012

Weddell Seals – Calls

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

October 16, 2012

Weddell Seals – Mating

The mating game – Antarctic style.

October 15, 2012

Bee Powerline Habitat – Native Bees

With honeybees endangered, it’s native bees to the rescue!

October 12, 2012

Bee Powerline Habitat – Junk Land

The land beneath powerlines is a prime spot for native bees to thrive.

October 11, 2012

Bee Powerline Habitat – Conserving

Beetles need a place to live, too!

October 10, 2012

Bee Powerline Habitat – Parasites

Forget about the hive: some bees are downright anti-social!

October 9, 2012

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain – Replicating Data

A new model shows promise in helping Science Diarist John Beggs understand data collected from neurons.

October 8, 2012

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain – The Wave

How does a crowd of sports enthusiasts function like a brain? Stay tuned.

October 5, 2012

SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain

Science Diarist John Beggs explains what makes neuroscience like the Wild West.

October 4, 2012

Mushrooms – Tree Host

When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree types.

October 3, 2012

Storm Ecology – Trickle Down

Heavy storms cause a lot more than water to come trickling down into our rivers.

October 2, 2012

Storm Ecology – Light

Stuart Findlay tells us about the un-seeen effects of storms on the ecosystem.

October 1, 2012

Storm Ecology – Fish and Flood

Environmental Analyst Bob Adams tells us what a flood could possibly mean to a fish.