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 ...

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 (...

Chasing Woodcock

The late September sun was falling below the horizon when Joe Moore walked into an open field in the Michigan woods and watched the sky. Sunset is a good time to observe the flight and landing patter...

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 ...

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...