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Molly Webster

Best described as someone who likes to "sit in the woods and stare," Molly fell in love with science in the ponds, wildlife, and fields of Ohio. She studied biology as an undergrad, and then spent time living on couches searching for a destiny she could only describe as "writing about science," at which point Molly wound her way to NYU's science reporting program to become a journalist. As one, she's had the jam-packed experience of reporting and producing stories for radio, magazine and Live events, including Scientific American and National Geographic Adventure; the World Science Festival; and WNYC's The Takeaway and Freakonomics Radio. It feels pretty surreal to call Radiolab home, but that's not stopping her from saying that it's so.

Molly Webster appears in the following:

The Seed Jar

Friday, May 30, 2014

Craig Childs, Regan Choi, and Dirk Vaughan used to spend months in the isolated backcountry of the Southwestern U.S. One day, they stumbled across a rare and ancient piece of pottery, in almost mint condition. That discovery led to an argument, and a decision, that has stayed with them for ...

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Radiolab to take on the NCAA championship, on Twitter

Friday, April 04, 2014

For a new twist on March Madness, how about watching the game, live, with Radiolab, while on twitter? Jad'll be there (in his pajamas). 

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Radiolab and Physicists, On The Same Wavelength

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

It's like physicists were just waiting for our latest Radiolab episode, before making that big announcement about the beginning of the universe.

 

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A Flash Freeze, In High-Def

Monday, March 17, 2014

Not only did we get to see water freeze into ice instantaneously, Rockefeller University set it up like a Vogue fashion shoot.

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Jad Grows Ice, With One Finger

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Okay, so it's not reallllllyyy ice, as you know ice to be.

 

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Banana Hammer

Thursday, March 13, 2014

What do you do when you have 20 minutes to kill while waiting for water to supercool?

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Goo and You

Friday, January 17, 2014

On a quiet, warm summer day, somewhere in the soil beneath your feet, tucked into a nearby plant, or at the edges of a pond, a tiny little cataclysm is happening: an insect is transforming, undergoing metamorphosis. The chrysalis is easily nature’s best known black box, but it turns out, ...

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Dinopocalypse

Monday, December 09, 2013

We’ve all heard the story of what happened on the day the dinosaurs died, right? Well, we thought we had. Turns out, high-powered ballistics experiments, fancy computer algorithms, and good old-fashioned ancient geology have given us a shocking new version of the events on that day, 66 million years ago. ...

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Clear Eyes, Full Veins, Can't Lose

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

You can fake blood in the movies, but so far, there's no artificial substitute in real life. Peeking in on blood drives, wondering how blood gets from an arm to an operating table, producers Molly Webster and Soren Wheeler find a complex world that has them ...

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TONIGHT. Live video and chat: Cellular Surgeons

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Join us for a night of nanospectucular wonders, hosted by Robert Krulwich, live from the World Science Festival tonight (May 30) at 8pm ET here on radiolab.org. Watch below, and join two Radiolab producers for a live chat as the event gets underway.

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Flash Event May 30: Krulwich, nanobots, and neurosurgery

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Join us tonight (May 30), at 8pm ET right here on radiolab.org to watch, live chat, and geek out about nanotechnology -- and finally see what Robert Krulwich looks like when he's not on the radio. Find out more here...

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A Movie Made from Atoms

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Researchers used 5,000 individual atoms to create the world's smallest film...and in the process figure out how to store a helluva lot of data!

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With Voting Closed, Ancestor Waits

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Photo by: Megan Tan

After a grueling campaign season -- rocking red carpet glam, hobnobbing with locals, and trying to be seen in all the right places -- the hypothetical placental mammal reclined in Washington Square Park to catch ...

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Ancestor Hams for Halle

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Schrëwdinger lives it up in the last red carpet event before voting closes today in the Name Your Ancestor contest...

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Boxed Out at the Box Office

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Our common ancestor was seen trying to cajole the box office attendant at the Cherry Lane Theatre earlier today. But the imposing mammal was turned away -- apparently even the animal that led to all of us needs ID when picking up will call tickets.

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(Wo)Men for Mancestor

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Super PAC (Wo)Men for Mancestor makes a final push for its candidate in the last 24 hours of the Name Your Ancestor vote.

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Mancestor: Ravishing in Red

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

There's nothing prehistoric about this creature's fashion sense!

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Non-Shrews For Schrëwdinger

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Common ancestor supporters are out in force for their candidates, in the final days of the vote...

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