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Posts Tagged: National Public Radio

UC Davis Lecture by Science Journalist Richard Harris: Why You Shouldn't Miss This

"Biomedical science was not always the hypercompetitive rat race that is has become in recent years. Consider the story of Charles Darwin, as he developed his theory of evolution through natural selection. That discovery became the organizing principle...

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM

Those Migrating Insects: Why the Skies Are Getting Crowded

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Despite the widespread interest in migrating monarch butterflies, other insects migrate, too. That's way we were excited to see National Public Radio's Nell Greenfieldboyce generate a recent piece on "Bugs Abound: If You Think the Skies Are Crowded, You...

Our Story Begins with Eight Monarch Caterpillars in the Dead of Winter

Rita LeRoy of Vallejo holds a Vacaville monarch before releasing it at Lighthouse Field State Park. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)

This is a story about how eight monarch butterflies escaped the freezing temperatures of Vacaville, Calif., and hitchhiked to sunny Santa Cruz, thanks to Good Samaritans (Good Monarcharians?) Rita LeRoy and Walter Rockholt of Vallejo. It all started in...

The Mighty Monarch

Monarch butterfly nectaring a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

We're accustomed to seeing a solitary monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) flitting around a garden. But millions of them? It was interesting to read the National Public Radio piece (Oct. 4) on Flight: A Few Million Little Creatures That...

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 9:47 PM
 
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