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#DispatchesDNLee 2015 Week 6 Recap

#DispatchesDNLee 2015 Week 6 Recap

Recaps from the field #DispatchesDNLee 2015. I share my week in tweets and pictures from Tanzania, researching giant pouched rats and living far from home.

July 25, 2015 — DNLee
#DispatchesDNLee: Week 2 Recap

#DispatchesDNLee: Week 2 Recap

Updates from the field. #DispatchesDNLee catalogs my real time, real life experiences researching African giant pouched rats in Tanzania.

July 7, 2015 — DNLee
The Richest Reef: Life in Layers

The Richest Reef: Life in Layers

Editor's Note: "The Richest Reef" follows members of a scientific dive team as they attempt to pinpoint the center of the most biologically diverse marine ecosystem in the world...

April 22, 2015 — Steven Bedard
The Richest Reef: No Such Thing as Packing Light

The Richest Reef: No Such Thing as Packing Light

Editor's Note: "The Richest Reef" follows members of a scientific dive team as they attempt to pinpoint the center of the most biologically diverse marine ecosystem in the world...

April 14, 2015 — Steven Bedard
#DispatchesDNLee: Finally Trapping

#DispatchesDNLee: Finally Trapping

It took longer to get,set up but I am finally trapping. That means I’m collecting data. Woo, hoo! Here is a peek into all of the fun I’ve had working hard in Tanzania!

May 14, 2013 — DNLee

Darwin: the Movie

It’s true, Mr. and Ms. Hollywood Producer, Nash, Hawking, Turing were great and all, and their stories brought big bucks and a few Oscars rolling your way, but come on!

April 12, 2015 — Lawrence Rifkin
Along the Tiger's Trail: Counting the Prey

Along the Tiger's Trail: Counting the Prey

Thimmayya, a Jenu Kuruba tribesman who lives in the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve is leading the way. Following him is Killivalavan Rayar, a senior research associate working with WCS India Program...

March 27, 2015 — Varun R. Goswami and N. Samba Kumar
7 Surprising Things Penguins of Madagascar Gets Right about Octopuses—and 4 It Gets Wrong

7 Surprising Things Penguins of Madagascar Gets Right about Octopuses—and 4 It Gets Wrong

It’s not very often that a movie comes out that features an octopus as one of the main (speaking) characters. (And they only occasionally become the star of a video game.) So if you wouldn’t mind indulging me for a brief detour into animation territory, let’s see what Hollywood gets right (and wrong) about this [...]..

December 18, 2014 — Katherine Harmon Courage
Urban Science Adventure: Eye Spy Dragonflies!

Urban Science Adventure: Eye Spy Dragonflies!

Have you seen a large beautiful flying insect hovering nearby? I mean glorious and sparkly greens and golds or black and blues, maybe with a little touch of yellow or violet.

August 5, 2014 — DNLee
Along the Tiger's Trail: What’s in Scat?

Along the Tiger's Trail: What’s in Scat?

Editor's Note: "Along the Tiger's Trail" is a  series about the efforts to monitor tigers and their prey in the Malenad landscape in southwestern India that harbors one of the world's largest population of wild tigers...

February 5, 2015 — Arjun Srivathsa, Dr. Krithi K. Karanth and Sheren Shrestha
Urban Science Adventure: 100+ things to do outside

Urban Science Adventure: 100+ things to do outside

It’s summer. The kids are out of school. You want to keep them engaged and active. Most parents also want to keep them on track academically, but not necessarily with a strong hand approach to learning...

June 30, 2014 — DNLee
Meet Your Dr. Octopus: Surgical Octo Arms

Meet Your Dr. Octopus: Surgical Octo Arms

Robotic surgery has proved itself to be less than perfect so far. Stiff robotic limbs, burning surfaces, numerous complications. But what if that surgeon’s assistant was less like a standard robot—and more like an octopus?...

June 30, 2014 — Katherine Harmon Courage
Let's Expand Terrestrial Parks into the Ocean

Let's Expand Terrestrial Parks into the Ocean

"A land ethic," the great naturalist writer Aldo Leopold observed toward the end of his famous Sand County Almanac, "reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of land." This philosophy of care for the earth's ecosystems and species provides one of the [...]..

December 10, 2014 — Caleb McClennen
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