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April 17, 2015

Gut Microbe Diversity

Disease-stopping hygiene practices may also slow the spread of helpful microbes.

April 16, 2015

Deepwater Horizon Animals

How are animals coping 5 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?

April 15, 2015

MESSENGER’s last messages

Before crashing into Mercury’s surface, the MESSENGER spacecraft will capture high-resolution images and other data.

April 14, 2015

Hearing Vest

A vibrating vest may let people perceive speech through their skin.

April 13, 2015

Mountain Gorilla Genome

The genome of the critically endangered mountain gorilla provides clues to its genetic past as well as its prospects for future survival.

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800px-Gymnogyps_californianus_-near_Hopper_Mountain_National_Wildlife_Refuge,_California,_USA_Joseph Brandt, Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Captive-bred California Condors don't have older role models to show them how to survive, so humans give them a helping hand. (Joseph Brandt/Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

This Week's Podcast

March 14, 2015

LIFE ON THE EDGE (Encore Presentation) - The challenges facing endangered California Condors when they return to the wild. Could armadillos help end blindness? How scientists can tell that sharks really are what they eat. Fuel from the sea. And, unraveling the mysteries of glowing blue slime.

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