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May 29, 2015

Natural Insect Repellent

Chemists come up with new ways to copy nature’s insect repellents.

May 28, 2015

Bug vs. Bug

Benign gut bacteria may provide a novel response to antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

May 27, 2015

Prairie Chickens & Wind Farms

Researchers look into whether the sounds produced by wind farms disturb some imperiled birds.

May 26, 2015

Sound vs. Kidney Stones

Scientists are re-purposing imaging ultrasound to make kidney stones hop their way out of trouble.

May 25, 2015

Tara Oceans Expedition

Scientists circle the globe to study the world’s microscopic sea creatures.

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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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