Daily on the Air

January 30, 2015

Bears & Ants

Bears’ fondness for six-legged snacks is shaping a mountain ecosystem.

January 29, 2015

Drugs from Dirt

Citizen scientists help map out nature’s pharmacy.

January 28, 2015

Rescuing Ancient Scrolls

Physicists decipher ancient scrolls that were burned and buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius 2,000 years ago.

January 27, 2015

Rubber Ducky Comet

The Rosetta spacecraft currently orbits Comet 67P. Its uncanny resemblance to a child’s rubber ducky toy produces seasons which affect its thin atmosphere.

January 26, 2015

Science News Roundup

A roundup of some of this week’s most interesting science news, including key genetics variants related to brain size and psychiatric disorders, leaky methane in Boston pipelines, and the genetics of longevity.

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Engineers have designed an autonomous underwater vehicle to search for sunken treasure off the Florida Coast. (Stephen Wood/Florida Institute of Technology)

This Week's Podcast

October 9, 2014

OCEAN SCIENCE (Encore Presentation) - Old warships become new habitats. An ocean quadcopter gives researchers a sky-high view of the stormy North Atlantic. And, autonomous underwater vehicles that search for sunken treasure. Also, behind the untimely death of the octopus.

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