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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

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

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