Elephant herpesvirus: Researchers making a difference

Elephant herpesvirus: Researchers making a difference

Wild elephants continue to be at risk due to habitat depletion and illegal poaching for ivory. Unfortunately, there’s another problem as well, in the form of a virus called EEHV (elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus). Researchers are trying to understand EEHV in an attempt to save captive and wild elephants, and so far, it looks like it’s […]

Penguins: Do Not Disturb

Penguins: Do Not Disturb

How do you study a wild animal in its natural environment?  You make a robot that looks and acts like the animal! This is what a team of scientists created in order to study a colony of emperor penguins.  Not only did the penguins act normal around the research tool, they “tried to talk to […]