September 30, 2016

Tree Rings – Not Every Tree Has Them

In regions without clearly defined seasons, a tree’s rings are not easily identifiable.

September 29, 2016

Mohonk – Peregrines

Will peregrine falcons return to their former roosting spots in the Hudson Valley?

September 28, 2016

Madagascar’s RR: Plants Rescue

Madagascar scientists found plants that were a low-cost solution for stabilizing hillsides.

September 27, 2016

Tracker – Pressure Releases

Every footprint contains an intricate map of the creature who made it.

September 26, 2016

Big Horn Sheep – Finding

Big Horn Sheep spend the first several months of their lamb’s life high up on rock canyon ledges before finally coming down for water.

September 23, 2016

Big Horn Sheep – Tracking

Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

September 22, 2016

Big Horn Sheep – Cliff Dwellers

If a desert big horn sheep feels threatened, it’s all uphill from there.

September 21, 2016

Big Horn Sheep – Temperature

Desert big horn sheep come equipped with a variable internal “thermostat” which allows them to survive in triple-digit temperatures.

September 20, 2016

Big Horn Sheep – Superb Desert Dwellers

Desert big horn sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.

September 19, 2016

Katydids and Crickets – Thermometer

Telling the temperature by sound.

September 16, 2016

Katydids and Crickets – Heard

Crickets and katydids sing for their mates, each species calling for love with a different tune.

September 15, 2016

Katydids and Crickets – Noise

There’s more to a cricket chirp than you might realize!

September 14, 2016

Katydids and Crickets – Chorus

An entomologist gives us a tour of singing insects.

September 13, 2016

Teakettle Acoustics

How does a tea kettle make its whistling sound? The answer isn’t as simple as it may seem.

September 12, 2016

3D Printing – Light and Strong

Structural supports created by 3D printing can support more weight while weighing less themselves!

September 9, 2016

3d Printing – Applications

Invisible hearing aids and lightweight aircraft components are just two of the innovations spawned by 3D printing.

September 8, 2016

3D Printing – Additive Tech

A technology that can create impossible structures.

September 7, 2016

Katydids and Crickets – Discovery

Scientists learn something new about crickets and katydids by listening.

September 6, 2016

Musical Brains – Lullabies

A musical form that transcends age and culture.

September 5, 2016

Acoustic Ecology – Biodiversity

Measuring biodiversity by listening.

September 2, 2016

Narwhals – Evolution

With an inside-out, eight-foot long tooth, it’s a genuine evolutionary anomaly.

September 1, 2016

Narwhals – Tusking

Tooth cleaning or a nuzzle? Maybe both!