birds

Carolina Raptor Center

Birds of prey are usually seen from afar. But at the Carolina Raptor center in Huntersville, North Carolina visitors can be up close and engage with the birds in the natural world. Take a look.

SciTech Now Episode 518

In this episode of SciTech Now, a mysterious pattern called Universality; a high tech treatment treating movement disorders; and up close and personal with wildlife.  

SciTech Now Episode 437

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at the data behind our changing climate; Don Melnik discusses the extinction of thousands of animals and plant species; we visit the Liberty Science Center; and how GPS and tracking technology is being used on birds.

Fitbits for birds

If you have ever used a step counter or a heart rate sensor, you’ve used the same technology that biologists at Lenoir-Rhyne University are using to study Herons. We take a look at how the same GPS and tracking technology is being used on birds.

Engineering bird-friendly glass

Every year hundreds of millions of birds die from accidentally flying into glass buildings and windows. But now, new types of glass may make this easily preventable. Daniel Klem, Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss creating bird-friendly glass.

SciTech Now Episode 411

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at how one school is turning data into sound; engineering bird-friendly glass; a study that contributes to a healthy brain; and technology creating clean water and cool air.

What the warming Arctic means for birds

The Arctic is one of the regions in the world where climate change is significant, yet severely understudied. We follow researchers in northern Alaska who are racing to understand how this changing environment is impacting the breeding and migration of Arctic birds.

Birds and Dinos

“Dinosaur Whisperer” Dustin Growick explains the shared characteristics between birds and dinosaurs.