How the Ozarks Formed

Recently my wife and daughter and I hiked to Big Bluff, a majestic roost 500 feet above the Buffalo River, which flows through the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas. Accessible from the “Goat Trail” spur ...

Seeing the Saw-Whet

University of Arkansas researchers and volunteers have wrapped up their latest field season focused on northern saw-whet owls at the Ozark Natural Science Center in Madison County. They captured and ...

Outside the Lab: Pure and Simple

Albert Einstein taught himself the violin and would play duets with Max Planck, fellow Nobel Prize winner and the “Father of Quantum Theory,” on piano. Marie Curie rode her bicycle to clear her mind ...

Honing in on Hornbills

Aditi Lele, a doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences, conducted field research on the relationship between hornbills and ecologically important tree species in the Anamalai Hills (...

Outside the Lab: Going Bananas

Albert Einstein taught himself the violin and would play duets with Max Planck, fellow Nobel Prize winner and the “Father of Quantum Theory,” on piano. Marie Curie rode her bicycle to clear her mind ...

A Bounty of Butterflies

This is the latest in a series of guest posts from Mitchell Pruitt, a recent U of A honors graduate and current graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences. An avid bird watcher for sev...

Sniffing Out Salamanders

When she was an undergraduate at the University of Vermont, Kelly Halloran had a professor who trained dogs to use their sense of smell to distinguish between kit fox scat and red fox scat. “The dogs...