July 31, 2009

Cell Sounds – Diagnostic

Well, your heart sounds good, let’s hear what your cells have to say.

July 30, 2009

Lobsters – Home

Welcome to the ‘hood: lobsters battle it out with their new neighbors.

July 29, 2009

Cell Sounds – Death

For the first time on the radio–the sound of Death!

July 28, 2009

Science Diary: Looking for Lemurs – Limited Fruit

Logging of fruit-bearing trees in Madagascar has led to a leaner lemur population, and for the females, that might not be such a good thing.

July 27, 2009

Science Diary: Looking for Lemurs – Political Unrest

Politics as usual? For the lemurs of Madagascar, political upheaval spells danger.

July 24, 2009

Weather Making Cities – Wetter Cities

The cityscape is an environment that creates a micro-climate unto itself.

July 23, 2009

Cell Sounds: Experiments

Want to make a cell scream? Pour a little vodka on it!

July 22, 2009

Science Diary: Okefenokee – Sandhill Migration

Each year flocks of migrating Sandhill Cranes descend on Georgia’s Okefenokee refuge and join their southern cousins.

July 21, 2009

Science Diary: Okefenokee – Sandhill Monogamy

Young Sandhill Cranes are all for group dates, but when it’s time to get serious, these giant birds commit to one partner.

July 20, 2009

Science Diary: Okefenokee – Peat

Think of a swamp, and you might picture mud and muck. But Okefenokee rests on a spongy foundation of peat.

July 17, 2009

Weather Making Cities – What Can Be Done To Change It?

Rooftop surfaces and strategically planted trees can ease the heat of urban environments.

July 16, 2009

Cell Sounds – Listening

What is the sound of one cell singing?

July 15, 2009

Lobsters – Motherhood

Imagine carrying your babies around by the thousands while swimming through rough seas. That’s life for a mother lobster.

July 14, 2009

Science Diary: Okefenokee – Rain Gators

Someone should tell Captain Hook. If you can see the length of an alligator’s nose, you can easily judge his overall size.

July 13, 2009

Science Diary: Red-Cockaded – Cavities

Red-cockaded woodpeckers have specific home-site needs, and once their nest cavities are built, larger species have no qualms commandeering them.

July 10, 2009

Weather Making Cities – Description

Meteorological conditions in urban areas are greatly influenced by the cityscape.

July 9, 2009

Cell Sounds – Noise

“With a song in my cell?” Yes, even the building blocks of life have gotten into the act.

July 8, 2009

Lobsters – Courtship

From competition to cohabitation, learn a bit about lobster loving!

July 7, 2009

Kids’ Science Challenge: Winners – Skateboard Meeting

A major player in the skateboarding business is anxious to test a 10-year-old’s innovative design.

July 6, 2009

Kids’ Science Challenge: Winners – Flavor Meeting

What happens when kids bring a winning idea to an experienced flavor chemist?

July 3, 2009

Meteorites – Antarctica

Quick, what’s the best spot in the world for finding meteorites?

July 2, 2009

Lobsters – Taste

Meet the gourmands of the sea.

July 1, 2009

Meteorites – Finding

Would you know a meteorite if you saw one?