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Guest Scientist, Bat Biologist an...

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Background

Employment History

Education

  • PhD , Zoology
    Cornell University
  • post doctorate work
    Boston University
  • post doctorate work
    Brown University
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How On Earth | Tag Archive | Jim Pullen
howonearthradio.org, 28 May 2014 [cached]
In our feature interview, our guest scientist, bat biologist and Animal Planet host Dan Riskin, challenges us to reconsider-humorously, disgustingly, creepily, scarily-our perceptions of nature.
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Dan got me thinking-a good thing-and I think he'll get you thinking too!
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Listen to my interview with Dan Riskin:
Dan Riskin, Host of ...
www.radionewssource.com, 1 June 2009 [cached]
Dan Riskin, Host of MONSTERS INSIDE ME
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Biologist Dan Riskin, with help from doctors and experts who witnessed each case, leads the scientific discussion about each parasite. Riskin, currently a researcher at Brown University, completed his doctoral work at Cornell University, specializing in the only mammalian parasite in the world-the vampire bat.
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral ...
www.mysanantonio.com, 20 Aug 2007 [cached]
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral research associate at Brown University, watches some of the estimated 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats as they leave the Frio Cave near Uvalde.
In a study published in the ...
www.notasdeciencia.com [cached]
In a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, Riskin's team "sought to determine how bats land, to seek a link between landing kinematics and ceiling impact forces, and to determine whether landing strategies vary among bat species."
"Bats typically roost head-under-heels but they cannot hover in this position," write researchers led by Brown University biologist Daniel Riskin.
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By Daniel K. Riskin, Joseph W. Bahlman, Tatjana Y. Hubel, John M. Ratcliffe, Thomas H. Kunz and Sharon M. Swartz.
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Video: Daniel Riskin
Dan ...
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Dan Riskin
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Dan Riskin is an award-winning evolutionary biologist who has appeared in Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me and History Channel's Evolve. He holds a PhD in Zoology from Cornell University, and has done post doctorate work at both Brown University and Boston University. In the Fall, he will begin as an Assistant Professor in the department of Biology at the City College campus of the City University of New York. While much of his own research has been focused on the biomechanics of bat flight, Dan is broadly trained as a zoologist, and has expertise on a wide range of animals, from elephants to shrews, and from fruit flies to whales. His work has been published in prestigious science journals including The Journal of Experimental Biology and Nature. Riskin has recently published his book, Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You.
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Dan Riskin
Dan Riskin is an award-winning evolutionary biologist who has appeared in Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me and History Channel's Evolve. He holds a PhD in Zoology from Cornell University, and has done post doctorate work at both Brown University and Boston University. In the Fall, he will begin as an Assistant Professor in the department of Biology at the City College campus of the City University of New York. While much of his own research has been focused on the biomechanics of bat flight, Dan is broadly trained as a zoologist, and has expertise on a wide range of animals, from elephants to shrews, and from fruit flies to whales. His work has been published in prestigious science journals including The Journal of Experimental Biology and Nature. Riskin has recently published his book, Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You.
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