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Out of the laboratory and into the Amazon

Out of the laboratory and into the Amazon | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it

WondWorking in the field always makes research more challenging, and doing atmospheric science deep in the rainforest is especially tricky. Ben Langford describes how mosquito repellent, gaffer tape and children's balloons helped keep his project on track.

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Amazon Rainforest Workshops's curator insight, September 25, 2014 4:23 PM

Wonderful feature on the rewards and challenges of taking science out of the lab into the field.  Great teaching resource for science career lesson! 

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Nature's 3D Printer: MIND BLOWING Cocoon in Rainforest - Smarter Every Day 94

What is your theory about why there are holes in the cocoon? Tweet this: http://bit.ly/TwtCacoon Share on FB: http://bit.ly/FBCocoon ⇊ Click to Expand! ⇊ Ple...
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Amazing - just amazing...the design of this moth cocoon from Peru begs the question "why"...what design principles are in play and what can we learn from them...

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Flying robot will provide a unique view of the world's most biodiverse ecosystem

Flying robot will provide a unique view of the world's most biodiverse ecosystem | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Soaring over a dense canopy of trees, a flying, insect-like robot developed by Wake Forest researchers will give an unprecedented look at Peru's tropical cloud forest, one of the world's most biodiverse ecosystems.
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Talk about a great STEM project!  Putting drone technology to good use in mapping the most remote and inaccessable areas of the Amazon!

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