field work
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Shawna Williams | Feb 1, 2018
Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago has hosted decades of research in cognition, primatology, immunization, and other areas.
Women Surveyed About Sexual Harassment Tell Their Stories
Women Surveyed About Sexual Harassment Tell Their Stories
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 13, 2017
Marie Claire speaks with researchers who’d reported abuse in studies of harassment in the field.
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Ruth Williams | May 3, 2017
A heat block, a truck battery, and a novel RNA amplification assay make for in-the-field surveillance of the virus.
Streakers, Poopers, and Performers: The Wilder Side of Wildlife Cameras
Streakers, Poopers, and Performers: The Wilder Side of Wildlife Cameras
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2017
Human visitors to camera traps display, well, human behavior.
Orca Death Spurs Reevaluation of Satellite Tagging
Orca Death Spurs Reevaluation of Satellite Tagging
Bob Grant | Oct 10, 2016
A cetacean succumbed to a fungal infection shortly after being darted by researchers seeking to learn more about the species’ migrations and population dynamics.
Fieldwork Bloopers
Fieldwork Bloopers
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.
Ready, Willing, and Able
Ready, Willing, and Able
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers with disabilities are making their fields more accessible.
Field Bloopers
Field Bloopers
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2015
Scientists air their most embarrassing fieldwork flubs on Twitter.
TS Live: Disease on the Wing
TS Live: Disease on the Wing
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2014
Bats' special relationship with pathogens