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Hr1: News Roundup,SciFri Book Club, LiFi

Friday, August 28, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the SciFri Book Club discusses The Soul of a New Machine, and how LEDs might help with the broadband capacity crunch.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Workplace Tracking Tech, Garden Whiz

Friday, August 21, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the data employers are gathering on their employees, and urine as garden fertilizer.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Fires and Forests, Social Octopus, Panda Pregnancy

Friday, August 14, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, what researchers are learning from monitoring how forest vegetation shifts after catastrophic fires, surprising mating, dwelling, and feeding behaviors in one rare species of octopus, and panda pregnancy.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Climate Plan, Arctic Science, Book Club

Friday, August 07, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a look at President Obamas Clean Power Plan, and a check-in on ongoing research around the Arctic, and the SciFri Book Club reads Tracy Kidders Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the creation of a new computer
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Hr1: News Roundup, Deconstructing School Discipline, Gut Feelings, So Flashy

Friday, July 31, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, rethinking school discipline, the link between the gut and the brain in mice, and the chemistry and benefit of firefly flashes.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Drones, Dolphin Diabetes, Bacterial Hunger Games

Friday, July 24, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, tips on buying and flying drones, a dolphin view of disease, bacterial warfare.
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Hr1: News Roundup, New Horizons, Redefining the Kilogram

Friday, July 17, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a new view of Pluto, and why scientists are looking to redefine the standard of what a kilogram really means.
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Hr1: News Roundup, New Horizons, Bumblebees, Lollipops

Friday, July 10, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, Pluto prepares for its closeup, how climate change is affecting bumblebee habitats, and fluid dynamics tackles a question of licking lollipops.
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Hr1:These Brains Changed Neuroscience / Does Math Matter?

Friday, July 03, 2015

In The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, science writer Sam Kean explains how the field of neuroscience emerged from stories of brains gone awry. Then, is there a better way to teach and learn math?
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Hr1: News Roundup, Neanderthal Jawbone, Elon Musk, Cephalopod Week Wrap-Up

Friday, June 26, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a 40,000-year-old jawbone reveals neanderthal ancestry, Elon Musk biography, and wrap-up of our Cephalopod Week celebration.
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Hr1: News Roundup,Science Goes To The Movies, Ancient Mars Climate, Cephalopods

Friday, June 19, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, paleontologists discuss the summer dino blockbuster, ancient climate on Mars, and a celebration of things tentacled.
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Hr 1: News Roundup, Ian Tattersall, Predictive Apps, Silk

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hr 1: News Roundup, Ian Tattersall, Predictive Apps, Silk
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Hr1: News Roundup, Flame Challenge, Science Club

Friday, June 05, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, Alan Alda asks communicators to explain sleep, and a look back at our month-long solar celebration.
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Hr1: News Roundup, A Possible New Hominin, Twin Astronauts

Friday, May 29, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, a fossil jaw of a possible new hominin species, and a conversation with two twin astronauts, one on board the ISS, one on Earth.
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Hr1: News Roundup, The Small But Mighty Seed, Of Sun and Skin

Friday, May 22, 2015

A roundup of the top science stories this week, the dizzying diversity of seeds, and sun-induced mutations in normal skin cells.
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Live From Huntsville, Alabama

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Weightlessness in space, using muons to learn about asteroids, backwards biking, and discovering Egyptian settlements...from space, and more.
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Hr1: News Roundup, Psychiatry's Early Days, Earthquake Science

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The week in science, a new book about psychiatry's history, and seismic risk and safety in Nepal
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Hr2: The Tesla Battery, Debating Gene Editing, Celebrity Scientists, and Oliver Sacks

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A look at a new battery from Elon Musk, the debate around gene editing, scientists who have become popular icons, and the other side of Oliver Sacks.
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Hr2: News Roundup, Lovelace and Babbage, NASA Administrator Bolden, Teaching Evolution

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A look at the week in science, a graphic novel featuring pioneers of computing, a conversation with NASA administrator Charles Bolden, and a video about teaching evolution in the classroom.
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Hr1: ISS Science, Solar Sails, Smarter Every Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A look inside what may be the most unusual lab available to science, dreaming up the future of space travel, and a conversation with YouTube science star Destin Sandlin.
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