March 31, 2017

Tracking Cats – Unanswered Questions

“I was completely shocked and thought, ‘This is impossible!'”

March 30, 2017

Invasive Species – Potluck Kudzu

One person’s invasive is another person’s tasty delicacy.

March 29, 2017

Invasive Species – Virtues

“A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”

March 28, 2017

Tracking Cats – Protection

New strategies for saving tigers and other big cats around the world.

March 27, 2017

Tracking Cats – Scat Dogs

No eating, peeing, or rolling in it allowed!

March 24, 2017

Tracking Cats – Every Picture Tells a Story

“You can follow those cubs all the way up through their life.”

March 23, 2017

Noruz – Triumph of Tradition

Although the government of Iran tried to suppress it, the venerable holiday of Noruz continues to be one of that nation’s most popular celebrations.

March 22, 2017

Noruz – Persian New Year

The first day of spring marks the start of an ancient holiday.

March 21, 2017

Noruz – Customs

Noruz means “new day” and it’s celebrated with new clothes, gift-giving and bonfires.

March 20, 2017

Tracking Cats – Remote Cameras

You’d think being such large animals, that we’d know more about them.

March 17, 2017

Microplastics – Double-Edged Sword

Can we design plastics whose structures respond to their environment?

March 16, 2017

Microplastics – Beneficial Uses

What happens to the microplastics in your toothpaste when they get washed down the drain?

March 15, 2017

Microplastics – Solutions

Can we develop bio-friendly polymers?

March 14, 2017

Microplastics – Into Our Oceans

Virtually every plastic bag that finds its way into the ocean, deteriorates into microplastic particles.

March 13, 2017

Phagwah – Parade

In Queens, a festival takes place at the time of the full moon every March. Participants celebrate with “call and response” style singing, and the playing of indigenous drums and cymbals.

March 10, 2017

Phagwah – Powder

In an Indo-Caribbean community an ancient festival of spring is celebrated with colored baby powder.

March 9, 2017

Phagwah – Rebirth

The most joyful festival of the Indo-Caribbean culture is in early spring. Phagwah is a celebration of the rebirth of nature and the spirit of young love.

March 8, 2017

Police-Community Relations – What Works, What Doesn’t

Ice cream or self-esteem?

March 7, 2017

Healing Police-Community Relations

A project to bring together local police and the people they serve.

March 6, 2017

Innovation – Diversity

Diversity doesn’t just refer to race, ethnicity or gender; it means diversity of thought, intellectual approach, and diversity of tools and problems.

March 3, 2017

Next Generation Search – Lemon Finder

Is it possible to predict product defects and recalls by monitoring online user groups?

March 2, 2017

Innovation – Resistance

Does resistance help an idea become better?

March 1, 2017

Cajun Mardi Gras – Feast Before Fast

The roots of Mardi Gras run deeper than Christianity.