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The Tropical Ecology Lab at University of Puerto Rico, San Piedras, blurs the lines between natural history and science. An array of remote microphones collects sounds from the forests and wetlands, and researchers use computers to analyze the soundscapes themselves.
From a human perspective, spider silk is a material of extraordinary mechanical properties, an object of artistic and cultural interest, and a valuable window into the evolutionary history of spiders.
Posted by Courtney Humphries S.M., Science Writing, 2004
“Superdove reveals something more surprising: By using pigeons for our own purposes, we humans have changed their evolution.”
The thesis integrates personal narrative and descriptions of dance performances with scientific discussion of the art form