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May 22, 2015

Arctic Pioneers

Like the pioneers of the American West, the birds that are now settling the Arctic frontier in response to climate change aren’t necessarily the biggest or the strongest, but may instead be castoffs from more hospitable settled areas.

May 21, 2015

Sea Shell Design

Materials scientists are studying the structure of sea shells to design stronger materials.

May 20, 2015

Bacteria & Stomach Cancer

Bacteria that increase the risk of cancer hide out in the stomach.

May 19, 2015

Fish Ears

Can a fish’s ears tell its life story?

May 18, 2015

Science in Cuba

Cuba is a global leader in cancer vaccine development, and normalizing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba could lead to new partnerships between scientists in the two countries.

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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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