August 31, 2017

Butter – Think Global

Analyzing butter to detect pollutants worldwide.

August 30, 2017

Butter Detector

A cheap and effective pollution monitoring tool?

August 29, 2017

Scat, Hair and Other Signs

Grizzly bear tracking usually involves splitting a few hairs.

August 28, 2017

Tracking Grizzlies

Are Grizzly bears returning to the mountains of Montana?

August 25, 2017

Plastics in Your Body

“Take me into the cell! Don’t kill me!”

August 24, 2017

Not Grandad’s Science

These days, getting a degree in chemistry, biology or physics isn’t enough.

August 21, 2017

Sun Sounds

Honoring today’s solar eclipse: Sound is giving us a clue as to what’s taking place inside the sun.

August 18, 2017

Finding a Pest Predator

When an invasive insect from Japan began wiping out eastern hemlock trees, scientists found the pests’ natural predator in Japan.

August 17, 2017

The Wooly Bug

An invasive species has decimated our population of eastern hemlock trees.

August 16, 2017

Undiscovered Fungi

Thanks to DNA testing, we now know that the majority of micororganisms in soil are fungi which bring vital elements to plant life.

August 14, 2017

The Case of the Persistent Pollutants

Detectable traces of pollutants just might be in your refrigerator.

August 7, 2017

History of Extinction

Part of Lewis and Clark’s mission was to find dinosaurs!

August 4, 2017

Ivory Billed Woodpecker- Dead or Alive?

Is the largest woodpecker in North America truly extinct?

August 3, 2017

Large Numbers, Anyone?

Do large numbers effect our decision making?

August 2, 2017

Numerosity

Are we unconsciously influenced by the size of a number?

August 1, 2017

Seeing Red

Subliminal selling messages in a department store?