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The Giants Who Ruled the Dinosaurs

Sterling Nesbitt (Virginia Tech)

White-feathered dinosaurs the size of golden retrievers came about after the emergence of crocodile-like animals with their noses on top of their heads.

15 mins

The Tree-Ringist

Stockton Maxwell (Radford University)

Tree ring scientists spend countless hours in the forest finding really, really old trees, and then deciphering the stories encoded in their trunks.

13 mins

The Monarch Massacre

Tatyana Lobova (Old Dominion University)

Monarch butterflies are in trouble, but a national effort to rescue the beautiful creatures says we can help by sowing native milkweed plants.

8 mins

How Birds Can Change Their Tune

David Luther (George Mason University)

It’s hard to have a conversation in a noisy room, so how do birds get their messages across in highly urbanized areas?

10 mins

Camping for Credit

Anja Whittington (Radford University)

For a full month, students enrolled in the Wilderness Institute eat, breathe, and sleep their course. 

6 mins

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