January 31, 2017

Bears – Seasonal

A mix of environmental factors cue bears to seasonal changes.

January 30, 2017

Next Generation Search – Finding Experts

It’s people, not answers.

January 27, 2017

Bears – Birthing

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

January 26, 2017

Bears – Slowing Down

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

January 25, 2017

Hemp – Cash Crop

Low in THC, industrial grade cannabis is high in possibilities.

January 24, 2017

Hemp – A Much Regulated Plant

Can you guess the origin of the word “canvas”?

January 23, 2017

Hemp – Strong Fibers

Hempcrete, rope, canvas, absorbent bedding – just a few of the thousands of uses for this most versatile plant.

January 20, 2017

Emerald Ash Borer – Saving a Species

Natural enemies, resistant genotypes – all part of the effort to save our ash trees.

January 19, 2017

Seasonal Backyard Science – Insects

Even in winter, you can find springtails!

January 18, 2017

BioDesign – Close Up

The inventor of the Macronaut finds inspiration in nature’s details.

January 17, 2017

BioDesign – Seashell

What does a seashell have in common with a 3D printer?

January 16, 2017

BioDesign – Enviro-Friendly Solutions

Could we replace things like luminescent paint with design elements that are inspired by nature?

January 13, 2017

Emerald Ash Borer – Woodpecker Allies

Thanks to woodpeckers, there’s an easy way to see if a tree is infected by beetles.

January 12, 2017

Emerald Ash Borer – Invasive Marauder

One species of insect is single-handedly wiping out entire forests of ash trees.

January 11, 2017

BioDesign – Fog Water

Welcome to the living library!

January 10, 2017

Appalachian Trail – Leave No Trace

Before you take a walk in the woods…..

January 9, 2017

Appalachian Trail – Preservation

Improving conditions on the ever-popular AT.

January 6, 2017

Appalachian Trail – Challenges

America’s most famous hike is experiencing growing pains.

January 5, 2017

Appalachian Trail – Origins

“Going to the mountains is going home.” John Muir

January 4, 2017

Lyme Disease – Opossums

An unsung hero in the prevention of Lyme Disease.

January 3, 2017

Mummers Parade – History

The flamboyance of the Mummers’ Parade arose from the masquerade balls of Philadelphia society.

January 2, 2017

Mummers Parade – String Bands

Revered in Philadelphia since 1902.