All Posts Tagged With: "research"

Tracking Natural Behaviors: Enhanced Video Resource

This video resource follows two government ecologists as they embark on a one year study to track the movement patterns of the eastern gray kangaroo.

Apr 12th, 2013 | Comments

Observing the Secret Lives of Raccoons: Enhanced Video Resource

This video resource explores how scientists are using technology to gain a deeper understanding of raccoon behavior.

Oct 10th, 2012 | Comments

The Beauty of Ugly: Interview: Dr. Edith Widder

One of the most remarkable pieces of equipment designed by Widder is the Eye-in-the-Sea, a unique, unobtrusive camera that sits on the sea bottom and records the never-before-seen behavior of marine animals.

Jun 22nd, 2011 | Comments

Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History: Video: Chimps in the Space Program

In 1959, the Air Force sought infant chimps for use in research evaluating the physical effects of space travel on the body.

Jun 17th, 2010 | Comments

Frogs: The Thin Green Line: A World Without Amphibians

Amphibians are linchpins in their ecosystems and important in medical research. What would the world be like without them?

Mar 28th, 2009 | Comments

Wisdom of the Wild: A Chimp Haven

Support is growing for the creation of sanctuaries for chimpanzees used in research, allowing them to spend the rest of their long lives with greater dignity and freedom.

Jun 4th, 2008 | Comments

Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History: Introduction

(Airs Sunday, June 20) While we are mesmerized by their likeness to our species and we have continually found uses for chimps, we never considered what they wanted or needed.

May 8th, 2008 | Comments

Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History: Alternatives to Chimp Testing

Sharing 99 percent of our DNA, chimps have been used in the study of infectious diseases, gene therapy, vaccine development, reproduction, and anatomy.

Apr 5th, 2008 | Comments
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