Tasmanian museum team helping research to understand whale strandings

When news broke that more than 200 pilot whales had been stranded off the rugged west coast of Tasmania, it did not take long for the calls to come flooding in. Key points: When news of the stranding broke, researchers from across the globe reached out to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery team The … Read more

EMU Physics Department Academic Staff Member Assoc. Prof Dr. Ali Övgün to Conduct Research on Black Holes with the World’s Leading Scientists

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Physics Department young academic staff member Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Övgün has been selected as a member of the CA18108 – Quantum Gravity Phenomenology in the Multi-messenger Approach (QG-MM) working group, which is proposed under the initiative of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) … Read more

Professor Dr. Mahua Biswas creates building blocks of tech

You don’t need a microscope to grasp the enormous impact of nanotechnology on our daily lives. “It’s the reason why a new phone is sleeker, smaller, and more efficient,” said Dr. Mahua Biswas, Illinois State University assistant professor of Physics. “It’s the future—nanometer scale materials provide superior optical and electrical properties compared to their bulk … Read more

A Bird in the Hand: How a Smithsonian Zoologist Spent the Pandemic Tracking Nectar-Robbing Orioles | Smithsonian Voices

While most nectar-eating birds stick their heads directly inside the flower, which coats their heads in pollen, the orchard oriole sometimes pierces the base of the flower with its beak to drink the nectar without getting covered in pollen. As a result, it gets the sweet reward without having to do the leg work of … Read more

SBU Graduate Student a Finalist for Indianapolis Prize Inaugural Emerging Conservationist Award |

Fanny Cornejo Is One of Ten Students Who Could Win $50,000 to Advance Her Work IDPAS graduate student Fanny Cornjeo is a finalist for the Emerging Conservationist Award. Photo by Gerson Ferrer. Peruvian biologist Fanny Cornejo, a graduate student at Stony Brook University’s Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences (IDPAS), has been named one of … Read more