April 30, 2015

How Toxins Move – Found It!

Science Diarist Michael Hochella captures an image of an elusive nanoparticle.

April 29, 2015

How Toxins Move – Headwaters

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

April 28, 2015

How Toxins Move – Clark Fork River

Science Diarist Michael Hochella is on the trail of an elusive nanoparticle.

April 27, 2015

Glaciers – Ice Tunnel

Melting glaciers reveal hidden tunnels within.

April 24, 2015

Glaciers – Breaking Up

A loud splash catches the attention of researchers atop a glacier.

April 23, 2015

Glaciers – Movement

If you think that glaciers are just quiet, white masses of ice – well, you’re wrong!

April 22, 2015

Cultural Forest

In northeastern Thailand, scientists are learning lessons from indigenous people on how to manage the endangered forest ecosystem.

April 21, 2015

Oertel – Organ Pipes

Can chemistry keep some of the world’s oldest organs from turning to dust?

April 20, 2015

Crows – More Than a Caw

“Caw caw” says the crow. Well, yes, but a lot more too!

April 17, 2015

Crows – Tools

Humans aren’t the only animals with tools. One species of crow has a whole arsenal of instruments that it uses to snag its dinner.

April 16, 2015

Crows – Raven Language

Gurgles, knocks, and the sound of bells… a car on the fritz? No, it’s the unique language of the raven.

April 15, 2015

Crows – To Tell a Crow from a Raven

Crows and ravens may both be large, black birds, but they have very distinct voices.

April 14, 2015

Roma – Amplified Music

Roma music is eclectic, contemporary, and loud!

April 13, 2015

Roma – Census

For Roma, census-taking is not just a matter of counting heads.

April 10, 2015

Roma – Nomadic

Roma, or “gypsies” are not aimless wanderers, as centuries old belief has portrayed them.

April 9, 2015

Roma – Origins

Scholars are demystifying the origins of the Roma/gypsy culture.

April 8, 2015

Koalas – Dying

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

April 7, 2015

Koalas – Mystery

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

April 6, 2015

Koalas – Success

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

April 3, 2015

Dino Lab – 200 Million Year Old Glimpse

It’s a pretty incredible feeling just to be the first person to uncover an animal that lived over 210 million years ago.

April 2, 2015

Dino Lab – One Scrape at a Time

Find a rare fossil skeleton of a dinosaur in the field, bring it to the lab, and then the work of extracting it begins.

April 1, 2015

If Buildings Could Help in an Emergency

Instead of looking for “child finder” stickers, first responders to an emergency might one day be checking their iPads.