March 31, 2014

Science Diary: Bears – Churring

Grizzly bears don’t growl when they’re happy. They churr!

March 28, 2014

Science Diary: Bears – Seasonal

A mix of environmental factors and metabolic changes cue bears to seasonal changes.

March 27, 2014

Bears – Birthing

For bears in hibernation, giving birth and nursing newborns is a slumberous activity.

March 26, 2014

Bears – Slowing Down

Bears have unique mechanisms for self-preservation during their months of hibernation.

March 25, 2014


Catholicism and Voodoo blend in the vibrant Haitian ceremony called Rara.

March 24, 2014

Koukery Fertility Festival – History

Bulgarian villagers supposedly locked up the local priests for a day to carry on with the celebration of Koukery.

March 21, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Spider Rehab

You can train a monkey to shake hands, but can you retrain it to survive in the jungle?

March 20, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Social Dramas

It may not be Days of Our Lives, but observing the behavior of Capuchin monkeys is a lot like watching the daily soaps.

March 19, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Capuchins Up Close and Personal

Who needs an alarm clock with banana-seeking monkeys in the neighborhood?

March 18, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Leaf Eaters

Costa Rican monkeys are adapting to human disturbances.

March 17, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Habituate

Feed a wild monkey, and you may alter its reproductive cycle.

March 14, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Capuchins

Inquisitive Capuchin monkeys brazenly forage for hidden sources of food.

March 13, 2014

Science Diary: Monkeys – Experiment

For Howler monkeys, eating their veggies is more than just a health issue.

March 12, 2014

Water – Well Maintenance

For those of who get our water from wells, some tips for keeping drinking water safe.

March 11, 2014

Water – Surface and Ground

When you’re drilling a well, you want to make sure you’re getting ground, not surface water.

March 10, 2014

Water – Drilling

Some insights on water quality from a veteran well driller

March 7, 2014

New Minerals – Fingerprint

There are about 5000 minerals known to science, but new ones are being discovered all the time.

March 6, 2014

New Minerals – Discovery

Many of us are rock collectors at heart, but imagine discovering something new!

March 5, 2014

Computational Psychiatry – Power of Labeling

Could simply being told you have a specific mental disorder effect your chances of recovery?

March 4, 2014

Computational Psychiatry – Redefining Disorders

When it comes to diseases of the mind, sometimes there may be a fine line between what we call normal and what is not.

March 3, 2014

Computational Psychiatry – Periodic Table for the MInd

Computational Psychiatry aims to create a periodic table for the human mind, coupled with new kinds of technologies for studying active social interactions.