November 29, 2013

Elephant Seismic Detection – Hearing

An elephant listens with… its toenails?!

November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Day Parade – Balloons

What does it take to handle a four-story high balloon?

November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Day Parade – Inflation Day

For many New Yorkers, watching the giant parade balloons being filled on the day before Thanksgiving, has become part of their holiday celebration.

November 26, 2013

Elephant Seismic Detection – Underground

If you feel the ground shake, perhaps you’d better do as the elephants do: listen DOWN.

November 25, 2013

Brain Research – MRI Therapy

MRI’s – magnetic resonance imaging machines are being used not only to give us a view of the insides of our bodies, but also as a form of therapy.

November 22, 2013

Brain Research – Parkinsons Disease

A new use for ultrasound is in development that could change the way we treat brain disorders like Parkinsons Disease.

November 21, 2013

Animal Smarts – Why We Study Their Intelligence

Understanding how a dog thinks can ultimately help people that depend on canine assistance.

November 20, 2013

Animal Smarts – How Smart

Will Fetch For Food! – How do dogs go about solving their everyday problems?

November 19, 2013

Brain Research – Plasticity

The brain’s ability to learn and adapt is a key to understanding how to treat addiction, depression, traumatic injuries and other disorders.

November 18, 2013

Brain Research – Language of the Brain

In order to most effectively treat disorders like Parkinsons Disease, we’ll first have to learn the language of the brain.

November 15, 2013

Brain Research – New Tools

Recent discoveries have revolutionized our understanding of the brain and how it works.

November 14, 2013

Animal Smarts – Apes,DNA,Dogs

Man’s best friend knows what we want and how to get us to do what they want.

November 13, 2013

Animal Smarts – Cooperation

Why don’t you ever see animals playing catch together in the front yard?

November 12, 2013

Animal Smarts – Thinking

What sets humans apart from dogs? It’s probably not what – or how – you think!

November 11, 2013

Mangroves – Shrimp Farms

A shrimp farm only lasts for five years- what happens after that?

November 8, 2013

Mangroves – Transformers

Mangroves are a lot more important than you might think.

November 7, 2013

Mangroves – Filter

Acting as filters, fish nurseries, and a source of food for shellfish, mangroves are a critical ecosystem.

November 6, 2013

Treating Brain Tumors – How It Works

A new procedure for treating tumors without surgery is being tested on horses and dogs and in the future, it may well change the way that cancerous tumors are treated in people.

November 5, 2013

Treating Brain Tumors – Translatable Process

If you can develop a technology to help a canine patient it’s readily translatable to help a human patient.

November 4, 2013

Treating Brain Tumors – New Procedure

A new form of cancer treatment involves no drugs and practically no surgery.

November 1, 2013

Hellbenders – Bad Name, Good Sign

Hellbenders are indicators of a healthy water ecosystem.