Latest Steve Simpson Stories

2010-09-20 21:39:59

Healthy reefs with more corals and fish generate predictably greater levels of noise, according to researchers working in Panama. This has important implications for understanding the behaviour of young fish, and provides an exciting new approach for monitoring environmental health by listening to reefs.

2010-08-04 14:02:31

The growing amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and off to their death.

2010-06-22 10:16:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Simpson, one of the advertising industry's most awarded and respected creative leaders, is joining Ogilvy & Mather North America in the role of Chief Creative Officer, North America from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners where he was a partner and creative leader. "For the past year we have gone through an intense talent review process inside and outside the company.

2007-08-18 03:20:00

Steve Simpson explains how his basic research on the behaviour of locusts has surprising ramifications for understanding a worrying human epidemic. Locusts have the extraordinary capacity to change from harmless grasshoppers into mass swarming pests.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.