Aaron Scott

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The Yurok Tribe leads conservation efforts to reintroduce the California condor

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The California condor population has climbed in Central California and Arizona. Now, the Yurok Tribe is leading conservation efforts to reintroduce the birds to Northern California.


It's Short Wave's third birthday, so All Things Considered hosts test their knowledge

Friday, October 14, 2022

In honor of Short Wave's third birthday, hosts Aaron Scott and Emily Kwong quiz All Things Considered hosts about some of the many nuggets of information the science podcast has shared with listeners.


How much water do you actually need? Here's the science

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Many feel tethered to a water bottle, having heard that hydration is key to being healthy. Here's what the science says about how much water to drink and when.


The minds of octopuses may offer a glimpse at alien intelligence, researchers say

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

The mind of the octopus is so different than human intelligence, some people are studying it to see what alien intelligence might look like.


Native Bees And Alfalfa Farmers — A Seedy Love Story

Monday, July 09, 2018

Northwest farmers produce a quarter of the country's alfalfa seeds, but they get help from millions of alkali bees, thanks to one of the most unique agricultural partnerships in the country.


'Portlandia' Is Ending, And Portlanders Are OK With That

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The TV show's early sketches lovingly skewered the city's progressive optimism and "Keep Portland Weird" mindset. It was an image Portlanders embraced, then struggled with.


Watch Ages And Ages, Live From A Portland Church

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Known for handclaps and group harmonies, the band takes on a darker tone in "Something To Ruin," which it recently performed live at the historic venue The Old Church for opbmusic.


Update: New Stu

Monday, October 19, 2015

In 2008, Stu Rasmussen became our country's first transgender mayor. News swept the country, but what was it like at home?

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O Romeo, Romeo, What The Heck Are You Saying?

Saturday, October 17, 2015

By now, it's pretty much settled: No one debates that Shakespeare was one of the greatest writers in the English language. What is debatable, however, is just how much today's audiences actually understand what he was saying.

That's why the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has launched an unprecedented project to translate ...


Why are bad guys bad?

Monday, January 09, 2012

When we talk about badness and human nature, we keep smacking into a persistent problem: how do you explain cruelty? James Shapiro, professor of English at Columbia University, zeroes in on the drama of this question with a maddening insight from Shakespeare, by way of the villainous Iago.

And that ...

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Friday, October 08, 2010

One tidy mathematical formula may hold the key to how cities work. We take to the streets to test the numbers, & ask what really makes cities tick.

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It's Alive?

Friday, October 08, 2010

There's no scientific metric for measuring a city's personality. But hit the streets, and you can see and feel it.

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New Stu

Monday, October 19, 2009

In 2008, Stu Rasmussen became our country's first transgendered mayor. News swept the country, but what was it like at home?

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