contents | winter 2011
Threatened piping plovers thrived after a storm wiped out human habitat on an island community. Researchers look at how to preserve the shorebirds' gains now that humans have returned.
The goal is more effective disgnosis and treatment of breathing disorders in people and horses.
Man-made sensory systems take a cue from bats, who excel at navigating complicated, crowded, and changing environments.
A biological sciences researcher finds surprising social behavior of healthy birds and their sick flock-mates.
Artificial biological systems promise new medicines and alternative forms of energy, but care must be taken to ensure safe and useful progress.
These landscape researchers provide planners and the public with 3-D views via the Internet of the possible outcomes of development.
Not many people in today's culture are comfortable with being old.