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Stories by Wynne Parry

Camera-Equipped Autocopters Map Forest Treetops

Researchers are challenging ecologists to rethink the way they collect data by developing small unmanned copters that easily generate interactive, 3-D maps of any landscapes

October 31, 2013 — Wynne Parry and Txchnologist
Evolution Is an Opportunist

Evolution Is an Opportunist

A computational study reveals surprising flexibility hidden within metabolic networks, providing new evidence for an evolutionary concept called exaptation

September 5, 2013 — Wynne Parry and Quanta Magazine
The Hottest Climate Change Stories of 2012

The Hottest Climate Change Stories of 2012

Perhaps the most unavoidable climate story of 2012 was the warmth that gripped much of the U.S., and to a lesser degree, the planet, throughout the year

December 25, 2012 — Wynne Parry and LiveScience
Music's Effects on the Mind Remain Mysterious

Music's Effects on the Mind Remain Mysterious

Creativity is important—without it, human society cannot survive—yet finding an appropriate method to quantify imagination has scientists stumped

December 18, 2012 — Wynne Parry and LiveScience

Stonehenge Had Lecture Hall Acoustics

Rather than search for an acoustic motivation behind its structure, new research aims to better understand how ancient people might have used Stonehenge

May 3, 2012 — Wynne Parry and LiveScience

Volcanoes May Have Sparked Little Ice Age

New simulations show that several large, closely spaced eruptions (and not decreased solar radiation) could have cooled the Northern Hemisphere enough to spark sea-ice growth and a subsequent feedback loop

January 31, 2012 — Wynne Parry