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American Chemical Society Honors WNYC

Friday, October 03, 1952

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Dr. Edgar C. Britton, president of the American Chemical Society honors WNYC for the show "Headlines in Chemistry." He presents a plaque to WNYC on the 5th anniversary of "Headlines in ...

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[Super Thermometer, Monitoring our Enemies Scientific Advances, Useful Plastics]

Friday, September 08, 1950

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

A super heat measuring device - a very sophisticated calorimeter - measures minute changes in the temperature of body proteans, scientists hope this will lead to discoveries about cancer.
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[Introducing DDT, Whiskey from Sawdust, Robots]

Saturday, April 17, 1948

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

"Science can rid the country of mosquitoes thanks to DDT!" "Cheap, thorough and quick!" Does not hurt birds or fish, only insects. George Bones describes how the DDT is dissolved into ...

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[Stronger Teeth for Children and Lifespan of Queen Bees]

Sunday, June 15, 1947

Why queen bees live 20 times longer than the average bee.

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