LEAP in the NEWS

 

2020:

Popular Science: Whale earwax holds the oceans deepest secrets

TechNews.tw: Just look at the “earwax” to know how stressful whales are [Translated]

 

2018:

The Atlantic: This history of the oceans is locked in whale earwax

National Geographic: Earwax reveals how humans have changed whales’ lives

The Natural History Museum: What can we learn from whales’ earplugs?

Baylor Media Communications: Baylor Biology Professor Travels to Antarctica on National Science Foundation- Funded Research Project

 

2017:

BuzzFeedNews: 15 Fasinating Objects That Will Change the Way you See the World

Smithsonian Magazine: For Scientists, Chunks of Whale Earwax Can Be Biological Treasure Troves

East Oregonian: Earwax Tells Whale of a Tale

 

2016:

Newsweek: The Story of the Arctic is Written in Whale Earwax

 

2014:

Baylor Communications: Whale Earplug Reveals Lifetime Contaminant Exposure and Hormone Profiles

Academic Minute, Senior Superlative 2014, Whales Ear Wax:  Academic Minute Senior Superlatives 2014

 

2013:

Nature: Whale earwax a time capsule for stress and toxins

NRP: Earwax From Whales Keeps Records of Ocean Contaminants

National Geographic: Biography of a Blue Whale, Told Through Ear Wax

National Geographic: Giant Glob of Earwax Reveals Blue Whale Secrets

NBC News: A Whales’ Life Story is Recorded in its Ear Wax

Live Science:  10-Inch-Long Earwax Plug Reveals Blue Whale’s Life History

Smithsonian: Blue Whale Earwax Reveals Pollution Accumulated Over a Lifetime

Christian Science Monitor: In earwax, the tale of a whale

Discovery Channel’s Digital Planet (VIDEO at 5:00 mark): Discoveries: Whale earwax

MSN (VIDEO):  Want to know how old a blue whale is? Check its earwax

Huffington Post (VIDEO): Whale Ear Wax Reveals Animal’s Exposure to Stress & Toxins, Scientists Say

Yahoo!: Earwax, Flame Retardants, and Hormones: The World’s Weirdest Whale Study

Yahoo!: 10-Inch-Long Earwax Plug Reveals Blue Whale’s Life History

Los Angeles Times: Like a tree’s rings, blue whale’s earwax tells a story of its life

Red Orbit (VIDEO): Whale Earwax Reveals Secrets Of Their Past

PBS News Hour: Reading a whale’s life story from ear wax

New Scientist: Whales record major life events in their earwax

The Weather Channel: Whale Earwax Traces a Lifetime of Contaminants

The Guardian (UK, VIDEO):  Buried in every whale’s earwax resides a record of their lifetime exposure to pollutants

Discovery News: Whale Ear Wax Tells of Short, Contaminated Life

Latinos Post (VIDEO):  Blue Whale’s Earwax Offers a Window into the Whale’s Life and Oceanic Pollutants

ABC Science (Australia): Ear wax reveals whale’s tale

Nature World News: Blue Whale Earwax Reveals History into Whale, Ocean Health

Wired: Whale earwax reveals a timeline of its exposure to contaminants

Austin American-Statesman (VIDEO):  Whales’ ear wax tells life story, tracks pollution

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (VIDEO): Whales’ ear wax tells life story, tracks pollution

Take Part: Ear Wax, Flame Retardants and Hormones: The World’s Weirdest Whale Study

Mother Natures Network: Whale ear wax (you heard that right) carries a lifetime of ocean pollutants

International Science Times: Whale Ear Wax Keeps Record of Ocean Pollution

Business Insider: It Takes Only 10 Inches Of Earwax To Tell The Life Story Of A Blue Whale

HNGN: Ear Wax Reveals Whale’s Life History But Smells ‘Terrible’; Could Show Human Effect On Environment

Ocean Leadership: Whale Ear Wax (You Heard That Right) Carries a Lifetime of Ocean Pollutants

The Conversation: Scientists Plumb Blue Whales’ Secrets by Looking Into Their Ears

Motherboard: Blue Whale Earwax Offers a Surprisingly Good Record of Pollution

The Atlantic Cities: This Dead Whale Is Helping Science in an Incredibly Gross Way

DRadio “Deutschlandfunk” (German Public Radio; AUDIO): Ein ganz besonderer Pfropfen

Counsel & Heal: The Key to Studying a Blue Whale? Look At the Ear Wax

iO9: This is the secret to discovering a whale’s life history

French Tribune: Ear Wax May Throw Light on Lives of Free-Swimming Species

Boating World Magazine: Ear Wax From Whales Keeps Record Of Ocean Contaminants

Alaska Dispatch: In earwax, the tale of a whale

 

2012:

Earth Preservers: Believe it or not, Scientists are Using Whales’ Earwax to Study Ocean Contaminants

UWire: Unusual pollution research studies whale earwax

Baylor Lariat: Unusual pollution research: Earwax-environment link studied

 

2011:

Science Magazine: Tracking Contaminants in Whales-Using Their Earwax

 

2010:

Baylor University: Baylor Study Finds Seals’ Bodies Burn Fuel Differently When They Begin Diving 

Time Warner Cable News: Professor Sheds Light on Tiny Animal’s Battle in the Gulf