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“Bird-Airplane” Collisions and Forensic Ornithology
June 22, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The New York Times recently published an article, Trafficking in Contraband that Sings, on birds from Guyana that were being smuggled into the US for singing competitions. Strangely enough, these competitions are judged by humans and not by female birds. The part of the article that intrigued me the most, however, also aired on NPR, about the Forensic Ornithologist […]

UPDATE: The world is still here
September 10, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: Ethan Hein Science definitely wasn’t sleeping last night -in the very wee hours of the night, (2:30 a.m. Central time to be exact) physicists at the world’s largest particle physics laboratory – CERN – threw the switch on perhaps the most massive physics experiment ever attempted. (The AP confirms: we’re still here.) The eventual goal: […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.13.08)
August 13, 2008 · 25 Comments

photo credit: nicolasnova So here’s what went down after you logged off. The Internet is only 5,000 days old. That is an astonishingly brief period of time to go from writing letters to Twittering your Facebook status. So, what’s in store for the next 5,000? What if you could edit video as easily as a […]



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