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Wrens of Ecuador - Choral Song
The call of the Plain-Tailed Wren may be the most complex non-human song in nature.
-- Jul 22, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Group Sing
One species of wren lives within an extended family. Could a lack of available real estate explain this unusual living arrangement?
-- Jul 21, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Discovery
Rather than vocalize in your typical bird duet, a species of tropical wren sings in a chorus.
-- Jul 18, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Why
Unlike their quieter sisters to the north, female tropical wrens can sing with the best of them.
-- Jul 17, 2014

Lunar Solar Power - Silicon Moon
By using silicon on the moon to build solar panels, we could efficiently power the entire planet with solar energy captured on the moon.
-- Jul 16, 2014