Topic: Communications

August 25, 2006 Podcast - The mosquito's love song, putting highway surveillance cameras to a medical use, behind the obesity vaccine, 9/11 rescue workers' lungs, and the physics of candy wrappers.
August 11, 2006 Podcast - Cars that communicate with each other, reasons to get rid of the penny, improving the information in video games, chubby hamsters help with obesity research, and why snow is white when water and ice are clear.
May 26, 2006 Podcast - Microbes on Mars, cell phones tracking weather, the relationship between brain size and intelligence, humans controlling sharks and cockroaches, and the pros and cons of having lots of testosterone.
March 22, 2006 Kids Online - The website MySpace has been in the news a lot recently--and not for good things. But before parents start taking their kids' computers away, one researcher wants them to know that kids can have positive experiences on MySpace, too.
March 20, 2006 Speech Bias - New research shows that babies are born with a love of speech.
November 24, 2004 Lying on E-mail - In e-mail, liars use more feeling words, sense words, and more words overall.
April 12, 2004 Lie Detection - People are equally bad at detecting a lie when it's told face-to-face or by instant messaging.
April 1, 2004 Phone Fibbing - People are more likely to lie over the phone than in e-mail, instant messaging, or face-to-face.
June 14, 2001 Elephant Signals - How elephant vocalizations travel through the ground, and can be sensed by other elephants as much as 10 miles away