Cryots in the News

 

 

2011

Feb. 24 Research featured in Guest Blog of Scientific American | link
   

 

2010-2008

Mar 4 Palca, Joe. Rejcek, Peter. "Like Bears, Mosquitoes Fatten Up For Winter." NPR Morning Edition. (Featured: Richard Lee and David Denlinger.) | link
   
Jan 29 Rejcek, Peter. "Not Much Bugs Belgica: Antarctic insect focus of new NSF-funded project." Antarctic Sun. (Featured: Richard Lee, David Denlinger, Nicholas Teets, Juanita Constible, Yuta Kawarasaki.) | link
   
2009  
   
Dec 14 Rick Lee interviewed at the National meeting of the Entomological Society of America about research in the Antarctic. | link
   
Nov 30 Molly Steinwald, PhD candidate, receives international accolades at the 9th World Wilderness Congress. | link
   
Nov 5 Jones, Richard. Pierce students to share in journey to Antarctica. Journal-News.(Featured: Richard Lee) | pdf
   
Oct 27 Chamerberlain, Ted. Cryobiology lab work on wood frogs featured in "Animal Zombies": Nature's "Walking Dead." National Geographic News. | link
   
Oct 22 Molly Steinwald, PhD candidate, is elected Affiliate Council member of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Names Make News. Oxford Press. | link
   
Sep 20 Ben Philip & Yuta Kawarasaki, PhD and Master's candidates (respectively), earn top presentation awards at International Symposium of Environmental Physiology of Ectotherms and Plants (ISEPE). Miami University News. | link
   
May 21 Molly Steinwald is 1 of 25 internationally invited scientist participants in Fine Outreach for Science - Global Connection Project workshop at Carnegie Mellon University, featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. | link
   
May 1 Butvill, Brian. The case of the cryogenic frog. BBC Wildlife Discoveries May. (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee) | pdf
   
Apr Science curriculum book: Constible, J. M., L. H. Sandro, R. E. Lee. 2008. Climate Change From Pole to Pole: Biology Investigations. NSTA press, Arlington, 237 pp. is 2009 Distinguished Acheivement Award finalist distinction from Association of Educational Publishers | link to buy book
   
Apr 1 Eli the Science Guy. Amazing Frozen Frogs. People's Defender. (Featured: Jon Costanzo) | pdf

 

2008
Dec 26
Mayhood, Kevin. Bug's short life is very, very cold. The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio. (Featured: Richard Lee and David Denlinger)
Sep 19
Terblanche, John. Calcium: A key player in rapid cold-hardening. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: iv-a. (Featured: Nicholas Teets) | pdf
June 23
Mahan, Rachel. Is it true that some frogs can survive being frozen? Scienceline. New York City, New York. | link (Featured: Jon Costanzo).
May 17 Cold Dry Bugs.  Quirks & Quarks, CBC radio, Toronto, ON. | link to audio clip. (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Feb 16
Newton, Heather. Zoology team returns from Antarctica with new insight. The Miami Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 14 (Featured: Richard Lee and Michael Elnitsky)
   
Feb 15
Phillips, Kathryn. Midges dehydrate to weather winter. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: i-a. (Featured: Michael Elnitsky) | pdf
Feb 4 Kells, Kerry. Science expedition arrives. The Antarctic Sun, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Pp. 5 (Featured: Glen Schulte, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Feb 4 Schulte, Glen. Teacher reaching larger class from the Ice. The Antarctic Sun, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Pp. 4 (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Feb 1
Milton, Sarah. Thawing no problem for supercool turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 211 (3):v. (Featured: Patrick Baker) | pdf

 

 

2007

 
Mar 7 Interview with Sheila Gray and Rob Williams. Fox 19 Morning Show. (Featured: Glen Schulte, collaborator of Richard Lee)
 

2006

 
Dec 27 Mrozowski, Jennifer. Cold weather bug you? Try Antarctica. Cincinnati Enquirer (Featured: Glen Schulte, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Nov 30 'Take Five' with Rick Lee. The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 7 (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Oct 12 Meikle, Susan. Researchers discover Antarctic insect survival strategy. The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 1, 7 (Featured: Richard Lee and Michael Elnitsky)
   
Oct 6 Hardy, Ken-Yon. Miami, OSU uncover how Antarctic insect survives. Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio. Pp. A10 (Featured: Richard Lee and Michael Elnitsky)
   
Aug 16 Fenner, Holly. Summer program helps Pickerington's Joffe teach sciences. Pickerington Times-Sun, Pickerington, Ohio. Pp. 8 (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Summer Lopez, Giancarlo. From Puerto Rico to OSU to Antarctica. ¿Qué Pasa, OSU?, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Pp. 39 (Featured: Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
May 19 Groth, Patty Rice. Lee presents Antarctica to Renschville students. Galion Inquirer, Galion, OH. Pp. 5 (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Apr 11 Beeler, Lauren. Miami receives award to support independent research. The Miami Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 19 (Featured: Richard Lee and Brian Dishong)
   
Apr 3 Szucs, Stephen. Avon Lake teacher returns from a polar plunge. The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, OH. Pp. B3. (Featured Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Apr Posada-Swafford, Angela. La vida suspendida. Muy Interesante, Madrid, Spain. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Mar 26 Guffey, Kim. Teacher spent vacation having a real wild time. The Sun, Avon, OH (Featured: Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Feb 6 Pérez, José Javier. Investiga un boricua en Antártica. El Nuevo Dia, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Pp. 30. Link to article. (Featured: Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Jan 22 Kells, Kerry. Mighty midges. The Antarctic Sun, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Pp. 5. Link to article. (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Marianne Kaput)
   
Jan 20 Scaglione, Michelle. MU professor, doctoral student depart on Antarctic research trip. The Miami Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. (Featured: Richard Lee and Juanita Constible)
   
Jan 19 Meikle, Susan. Teachers and students invited to connect with Ohio researchers on Antarctic expedition. The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 1 (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Jan Phillips, Kathryn. Freeze tolerance extended by rapid cold-hardening. Journal of Experimental Biology 209 (3): ii. (Featured: Richard Lee and Michael Elnitsky)
   
2006 Winner, Cherie. Cryobiology. Lerner Publishing Group, Minneapolis, MN (Children's book. Featured: photo of frozen frog and this website)

 

 

2005

 
Dec 26 Szucs, Stephen. From the classroom to Antarctica. The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, OH. Pp. B3. (Featured Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Dec 14 Allyn, Scott. Teacher is on a mission: Avon Lake teacher will conduct class via video during trip to Antarctica. The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio. B1, B3. (Featured: Marianne Kaput and Richard Lee)
   
Nov 4 Schubert, Charlotte. Urea protects sleepy frogs: component of urine helps creatures survive winter. news@nature.com, Nature.com. (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   
Oct Van Bergen,Yfke. Urea protects frogs from frost. Journal of Experimental Biology 208(21): i (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   
Oct Tap into Antarctica online. Science & Children 43(2): 69.
   
July 8 Frozen frogs.  Imagine That!, Finger Lakes Productions International, Ithaca, NY. Link to audio clip. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)

 

 
May 9 Payne, Michelle. Trek to the land of snow and ice: Avon Lake Teacher is going on an Antarctic Expedition. The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio. Pp. B3 (Featured: Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
May Avon Lake teacher going to Antarctica (Featured: Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
May Switaj, Lori. Kaput selected for Antarctica team's research expedition. The Press, Avon Lake Ohio. (Featured: Marianne Kaput, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Apr 28 Three named Beckman Scholars for 2005-2006. The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 1 and 3. (Featured: Brian Dishong and faculty mentor Jon Costanzo)
   
Apr 26 Vines, Randy. Frozen frogs don't croak: "freeze-tolerant" amphibians hold promise for organ transplant technology. Discovery, National Science Foundation. Link to article. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Apr 19 Frozen frogs. NOVA scienceNOW, WGBH, New York. Link to video. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Mar 18 Bugg, Sam. Antarctic insect research examines survival skills: Miami professor leads group south. Oxford Press, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. A1 and A11. (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Luke Sandro). Another version of this article appeared in: Hamilton JournalNews, Hamilton, Ohio (March 20).
   
Mar 1 Handwerk, Brian. Frozen frog may give docs jump on human transplants. National Geographic News, NationalGeographic.com. Link to article. (Quoted: Jon Costanzo)
   
Feb 17 McAllister, Kristin. Team's icy trip pays off. Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio. Pp. Z3-1, Z3-5. (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Luke Sandro)
   
Feb 3 Wagner, Claire. PBS 'NOVA' crew films Costanzo research. The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 1. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Feb 3 McAllister, Kristin. Stay in Antarctica will be over far too soon. Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio. Pp. Z3-1. (Featured: Luke Sandro, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Feb/Mar Sandro, Luke. Antarctic Invitation to Teachers. Sci-Ed-O-Gram, Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Indianapolis, Indiana. 1(4): 3. (Featured: Luke Sandro, Richard Lee, Juanita Constible)
   
Jan 28 Picard, Tom.  Hayes graduate student studies insect life in Antarctica.  The Delaware Gazette, Delaware, Ohio.  Pp. 1, 3.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Jan 27 Amburgey, Rick.  Sandro provides lesson plans from Antarctica.  The Star Press, Springboro, Ohio.  (Featured: Luke Sandro, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Jan 27 McAllister, Kristin.  Springboro science teacher documents cool bug study.  Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio.  Pp. Z3 -1.  (Featured: Luke Sandro, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Jan 23 Hutchinson, Kristan.  Tiny but tough: wingless flies are Ice's heartiest residents.  The Antarctic Sun, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Jan 21 Eberhardt, Erin.  Miami contributes to global science community with three new projects.  The Miami Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  (Quoted: Juanita Constible)
   
Jan 20 McAllister, Kristin.   Springboro teacher shares Antarctic research.  Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio.  Pp. Z3-1.  (Featured: Luke Sandro, collaborator of Richard Lee)
   
Jan 13 McAllister, Kristin.  Science teacher at work: Luke Sandro of Springboro logs South Pole visit.  Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio.  Pp. Z3-1.  (Featured: Luke Sandro)
   
2005 Mirro, Marie. Antarctic discoveries: recent trip by Miami professor incorporates student outreach program and extensive zoological studies.  Compass, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 26 and 27. (Featured: Richard Lee and Michael Elnitsky)
   
Winter 2004-05 Cold, hard facts. Miamian, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Pp. 4. (Featured: Richard Lee)
   

 

2004 & before

2004

 
Academic Year 2004-05 Yes, Virginia, There ARE bugs in Antarctica.  Ohio State SYNERGY, Columbus, Ohio.  Cover story.  (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator David Denlinger)
   
Dec 27 Schaible, Perry. Students to get virtual glimpse of Antarctica: students to share in research. The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio. (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Luke Sandro)
   
Dec 12 Fahrenthold, David.  Trying to crack an icy mystery: cryogenetic secrets may aid organ transplants. The Washington Post, Washington, DC.  Pp. C1, C7.  (Quoted: Jon Costanzo)
   
Dec 4 Amburgey, Rick. Teacher headed to Antarctica. Franklin Chronicle, Franklin, OH (Featured: Luke Sandro, collaborator of Rick Lee)
   
Dec 2 Wagner, Claire.  Teachers invited to tap into Antarctic trip: investigators to inspect icy insect's survival strategies.  The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 1, 4.  (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Luke Sandro)
   
Nov 18 McAllister, Kristin.  Antarctic trip fulfills teacher's dream.  Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio.  Pp. Z3-1, Z3-5.  (Featured: Richard Lee and collaborator Luke Sandro)
   
Nov Van Bergen, Yfke. Anti-freeze cuts bug's water loss. Journal of Experimental Biology 207(25): iii. (Featured: Jason Williams and Richard Lee)
   
Sept 20 Yorke, Andrea.  Miami studies monarch migration.  Hamilton JournalNews, Hamilton, Ohio.  Pp. C3.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Sept 16 Monarchs tagged to track migration to Mexico.  The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 3-4.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
May Phillips, Kathryn. Courting in the cold. Journal of Experimental Biology 207(11): i (Featured: Scott Shreve and Richard Lee)
   

2003

 
Apr 24 Two named Distinguished Professor: title acknowledges scholars of national standing and reputation.  The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 1, 4.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   

2001

 
June 22 Wassersug, Richard. Turtle power. @discovery.ca, Discovery Channel Canada, Toronto, Ontario. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Spring Turner, Pamela.  Wood frogs on ice.  California Wild, 54(2): 40-41.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Feb 7 Smith, Phil.  Turtle expert Meyer amuses SWCD crowd.  The Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, Indiana.  (Featured: Pete Meyer, collaborator of Patrick Baker and Jon Costanzo)
   

2000

 
Oct 17 Berg, Cynthia. Alaska wood frogs. Earth and Sky Radio Series, Austin, Texas. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   

1998

 
Dec 16 Bushnell, Jenny. Frigid frogs. Earthwatch Radio, Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Link to transcript. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Nov 5 Mills, Rebekah.  It's ALIVE: MU professor honored for his work on cryopreservation.  The High Street Journal, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 4.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   
Jan 6 Brody, Jane.  The insect in winter's harsh freeze: snug as a rugged bug.  The New York Times, New York.  Pp. C1, C7.  (Featured: Richard Lee)
   

1997

 
Dec Burgess, Carla.  Carolina cooldown.  Wildlife in North Carolina, 61(1): 24-27.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
Oct 16 Life after ice: how frozen frogs thaw.  The Miami University Report, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 3.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   
Sepr 23 Wilkie, Lyndsey.  Miami scientists freeze frogs.  The Miami Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 3.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   

1996

 
Dec 16 Hower, Wendy.  Frog fever: researchers find frozen life in snow.  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaska.  Pp. A1, A7.  (Quoted: Jon Costanzo)
   
Mar 8 Luce, Jim.  3 reasons to freeze a frog.  The Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin.  Pp. 3.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   

1995

 
Fall Center for Chemical Education.  Frog-freezing science.  Terrific Science & Math, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  Pp. 4-5.  (Featured: Richard Lee and Jon Costanzo)
   
Sept 3 Jack, Carolyn.  Ohioans' research may one day change the world.  The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio.  Pp. 9-10.  (Featured: Richard Lee and Jon Costanzo)
   
Mar 10 Luce, Jim.  Snakes alive in that abandoned well.  The Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin.  Pp. 4.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   

1994

 
Mar 4-10 O'Daniel, Jan.  Giving critters the cold shoulder (among other things) for science.  Ohio Week, Cleveland, Ohio.  Pp. 8.  (Featured: Richard Lee and Jon Costanzo)
   
Feb 21 Miller, Alan.  Scientists hope to thaw secret in frozen-frog survival.  Lansing State Journal, Lansing, Michigan.  (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee)
   

1993

 
Sept 1 Staff Writer. Frozen frogs. Earthwatch Radio, Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Link to transcript. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)

 

 
June 3 Certain vertebrates can survive freezing and thawing. High-Tech Shower International, Tokyo, Japan; and New York, New York. (Featured: Jon Costanzo)
   
1992  
June 27 Prendergast, Jane. A chilling experiment: frozen frogs aid transplant research. The Cincinnati Enquirer, Tricounty Final Edition, Cincinnati, Ohio. Pp. A1, A6. (Featured: Jon Costanzo and Richard Lee). Other versions of this article appeared in: Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio (June 29); The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio (June 29); The News Herald, Willoughby, Ohio (June 29); Youngstown Vindicator, Cleveland, Ohio (June 29); The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio (July 4); Lansing State Journal, Lansing, Michigan (July 9); The News Journal, Mansfield, Ohio (July 9); The Times Herald, Port Huron, Michigan (July 10)
   

1991

 
Dec-Jan Fellman, Bruce. When the going gets cold. National Wildlife, 29: 7-12. (Featured: Richard Lee and Jon Costanzo)

 

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