Author Archives: kchiou

Poop genomics

Some exciting popular science coverage of my research (coauthored with Christina Bergey) today in Gizmodo! Poop may be the key to studying the most elusive animals on Earth: — Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) February 17, 2017

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As a field primatologist, I have no shortage of incredible wildlife experiences. Here is my photo of an aardvark, featured by Project Noah as their Spotting of the Week! From A to Z, this awesome aardvark from Zambia is our … Continue reading

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Mapmaking resources

As I’ve hinted in the past (e.g., here and here), I really love a good map. Lately, a few colleagues have approached me for help with mapmaking. Despite each person’s focus on a different region or topic, I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Ethoinformatics Working Group 2013

We had the enormous privilege of hosting the Ethoinformatics Working Group 2013 meetings at Washington University last month in St. Louis. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and organized by Tony Di Fiore, Tom Igoe, Jane Phillips-Conroy, and myself, the … Continue reading

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Send Pinkerton home!

Pinkerton is a remarkable canine research assistant working in China with my good friend Joe Orkin. Over the past couple of years, Pinkerton has assisted Joe as a scat-detecting dog specializing in gibbon scat. Training dogs to detect scat is … Continue reading

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