Daily on the Air

September 19, 2014

Circadian Colds

Why do the symptoms of common respiratory infections often worsen at night?

September 18, 2014

Yacht Data Collection

A plan to turn recreational sailors into citizen scientists.

September 17, 2014

Wastewater Earthquakes

Regions of the U.S. that rarely saw earthquakes in the past are now shaking regularly due to oil and gas extraction activities.

September 16, 2014

2014-2015 Flu Shot

Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

September 15, 2014

Frugal Engineering

How can engineering better address global health challenges?

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Researchers have created a live embryo of the extinct gastric-brooding frog, which converted its stomach into a uterus and gave birth through its mouth. (Peter Schouten/University of New South Wales)

This Week's Podcast

August 1, 2014

LESSONS FROM THE DEAD (Encore Presentation) - Scientists attempt to bring back an extinct frog. Mummies showing signs of heart disease make researchers rethink assumptions about lifestyle and diet. The mysterious death zone within African "fairy circles" explained. Also: a miniature laboratory under the skin monitors blood chemistry.

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