June 30, 2017

Bringing in a Dinosaur

Bringing a dinosaur skeleton from the field to the lab is a tricky process.

June 29, 2017

Cancer – Chess Master

Finding a strategy to combat cancer is like playing chess against a Grandmaster.

June 28, 2017

A Fine Feathered Dinosaur

Close relatives of Tyrannosaurs Rex actually had some kind of feathering coating!

June 27, 2017

Cancer – the Immune System

When it comes to our immune system, there are times when too much defense is not such a good thing.

June 26, 2017

Cancer – Treating Tumors Without Surgery

Veterinarians are using nanoparticles of gold to control the growth of cancerous tumors.

June 23, 2017

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.

June 22, 2017

Chimpanzees – Deadly Trait

Chimpanzees and humans share a number of common traits, including deadly violence to their own kind.

June 21, 2017

Chimpanzees – Communication

Chimps communicate with each other with both voices and gestures.

June 20, 2017

Chimpanzees – Tools

Chimps make their own tools for all sorts of different needs and behaviors.

June 19, 2017

Dino Lab – 200 Million Year Old Glimpse

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

June 16, 2017

If Buildings Could Harvest Electricity

Could a smart building be smart enough to transform the motion that takes place inside it, into electricity?

June 15, 2017

Disaster Preparation – Social Media

Social media is changing the way that we respond to a natural disaster.

June 14, 2017

Dino Lab – One Scrape at a Time

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

June 13, 2017

If Buildings Could Listen

With over 200 vibrometers, this building is keeping track of the movements of its inhabitants.

June 12, 2017

If Buildings Could Talk

One of the world’s most instrumented buildings is a living laboratory of vibrations.

June 9, 2017

Disaster Preparation – Too Much of a Good Thing

Sending supplies to a disaster stricken area is best left to relief organizations.

June 8, 2017

Roma – Amplified Music

Roma music is eclectic, contemporary, and loud!

June 7, 2017

Disaster Preparation – Help Gets in the Way

When a natural disaster strikes, one of the problems that relief agencies run into are people who want to help!

June 6, 2017

Disaster Preparation – Partners

When planning for a disaster like a hurricane or an earthquake, local knowledge is critical.

June 5, 2017

Roma – Census

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

June 2, 2017

Koalas – Dying

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

June 1, 2017

Roma – Nomadic

Gypsies are not aimless wanderers.