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Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is this month’s book club read.
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
The Science Friday book club chats about Michael Crichton's 1969 classic sci-fi thriller.
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
Join the SciFri Book Club regulars for a look back, er...up, at 'The Right Stuff.'
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the September book club meeting for a look at Edwin Abbott’s ‘Flatland.’
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Fossil remains of an ancient pregnant whale suggest that the animal gave birth ...
Psychologist Diana Reiss discusses communication and cognition in dolphins.
Biologists are using data tags and a National Geographic Crittercam to study the...
What happens when a dolphin catches a cold? No, it's not a trick question. In th...
Underwater digital tags show humpback whales use bubbles to trap schools of fish...
Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.