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August 30, 2016

Visualizing Addiction

Sensors that light up in presence of neurotransmitters are helping unlock the secrets of drug addiction.

August 29, 2016

Weather Bombs

Storm-induced seismic waves may help scientists see Earth’s interior.

August 26, 2016

Fungi Battery Recycling

Developing fungi that help to recycle old batteries.

August 25, 2016

Tree Ring Clocks

Spikes in radiation caused by historic solar flares could help archaeologists precisely date ancient events.

August 24, 2016

Pollution Busting Houseplants

Which houseplants are best for filtering out air borne toxins?

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Artist's depiction of how the specialized leaves of a Cuban plant, Marcgravia evenia, help pollinating bats find them using sonar. (Ralph Simon, Corinna U. Koch, and Ralph Mangelsdorff)

This Week's Podcast

March 1, 2016

BATS & DOLPHINS (Encore Presentation): Dolphins that heal themselves, and dolphins that use electroreception in addition to echolocation. Also, How vampire bats find their prey, and how a Cuban plant takes advantage of a bat's ability to echolocate.

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