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June 30, 2016

Noisy Leaks

Listening to subterranean municipal plumbing to track down wasteful water leaks.

June 29, 2016

Choosy Bees

Rather than gather any pollen in the vicinity, bumblebees carefully select it based on their nutritional requirements.

June 28, 2016

Aging Monkeys

How do other primates’ social lives change as they age?

June 27, 2016

Better Shampoo Bottles

Materials scientists develop a way to easily remove excess shampoo, conditioner, and laundry detergent from plastic bottles.

June 24, 2016

Gluten-Free Foods

Gluten-free diets are all the rage, but only a small percentage of the population is truly sensitive to the wheat protein.

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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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