David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

Rapper Christylez Bacon On His New Song About Inequality In Quarantine

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

David Greene talks to Christylez Bacon, a rapper based in Washington D.C., about his song "Quarantined," which describes the conditions he's seen in the nation's capital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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News Brief: GDP Preview, Federal Agents Step Back In Portland, Big Tech Hearing

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Commerce Department expected to release grim economic report. Federal law enforcement officers are standing down in Portland, Ore. Four big tech CEOs testify before House panel's anti-trust hearing.

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Drummer Makaya McCraven, The 'Beat Scientist,' Talks About His New Album

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The jazz drummer records live performances and then manipulates those recordings in creative ways. His new album pulls from the pool of recordings that shaped his 2018 work, Universal Beings.

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News Brief: Big Tech Hearing, Democrats Press Barr, Ashtabula County's Changes

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Big tech faces lawmakers' questions about whether they're trying to squash competition. House Democrats square off with Attorney General William Barr. And, the political future of an Ohio County.

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News Brief: GOP Relief Bill, Hospital Bed Capacity, MLB Postponements

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

After delays, Republicans roll out pandemic relief bill. The crisis is overwhelming public health capacity in many states. And, Major League Baseball postpones 3 games after a coronavirus outbreak.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Relief Plan, Portland Protests, Remembering John Lewis

Monday, July 27, 2020

Republicans will unveil the latest version of a coronavirus relief package. Protests continue in Portland, Ore. And, the body of Rep. John Lewis will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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News Brief: Trump Briefing, Schools' Dilemmas, Portland's Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

President Trump's message changes as pandemic cases surge. More schools scrap plans for in-person classes. And, Oregon sues federal agencies for civil rights abuses by federal officers in Portland.

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News Brief: Trump Threatens Federal Crackdown, COVID-19, Florida Schools

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

President Trump threatens to deploy federal law enforcement to more U.S. cities. The race for COVID-19 vaccines shows promise. And, Florida teachers sue to stop school reopenings amid pandemic.

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Alex Trebek Is Here To Tell You, 'The Answer Is ...'

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The Jeopardy! host didn't plan to write an autobiography. "I'm just a quiz show host who's been doing the same job for 36 years," he says. But writing the book gave him "a great deal of satisfaction."

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News Brief: Pandemic Relief, COVID-19 Cases Rise, Portland Protests

Monday, July 20, 2020

Congress struggles with another pandemic relief package. Forty states report coronavirus cases are rising. And, Oregon officials lash out at President Trump for sending federal officers to Portland.

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Top Pediatrician Says States Shouldn't Force Schools To Reopen If Virus Is Surging

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics says children are better off in school but that the decision to reopen cannot ignore spiking infection rates.

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News Brief: School Reopenings, Trump Niece's Book, U.S.-Mexico Meeting

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

White House action will affect students from kindergarten through graduate school. NPR obtained a copy of a book written by President Trump's niece. And, Trump will meet with Mexico's president.

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On Her New Song 'Horsemen,' Angelica Garcia Imagines The Apocalypse

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

For the Morning Edition Song Project in which musicians catalog life in the era of COVID-19, Angelica Garcia conjures the four horsemen of the apocalypse in a disquieting piano ballad.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Cases Surge, Economy Struggles, Trump Reelection Bid

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Florida hospitals are impacted by a surge in COVID-19 cases. Economic comeback could be short-circuited by a jump in coronavirus cases. And, does racial reckoning fit into Trump's reelection strategy?

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News Brief: Trump Rhetoric, Pandemic Research, Israeli COVID-19 Cases

Monday, July 06, 2020

In speeches, the president painted a picture of a divided America. Scientists examine other ways COVID-19 can spread. And, Israel criticized for focusing on West Bank annexation rather than COVID-19.

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News Brief: Texas' COVID-19 Spike, Colleges' Fall Semester, Police Reform

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Coronavirus cases surge in Texas. As more young people contract COVID-19, colleges plan to welcome students back this fall. Capitol Hill lawmakers want to vote on police reform. Where do things stand?

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Florida Doctor Urges Young Residents Not To Assume COVID-19 Is 'Benign'

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The median age of coronavirus patients in the state has dropped since reopening. Dr. Cheryl Holder of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University discusses why.

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News Brief: Trump Trip To Arizona, Primary Elections, Gene-Editing Patient

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

President Trump travels to Arizona to talk about his southern border wall. Five states hold primary elections. And, an update on the first U.S. patient to get treatment from a gene-editing technique.

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News Brief: Bolton's Book, A Health Warning, Noose Found In Bubba Wallace's Garage

Monday, June 22, 2020

John Bolton's tell-all book is out Tuesday. As COVID-19 cases rise, health officials warn people to be vigilant. And, a noose was found in the garage stall of NASCAR's only black driver.

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Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor Writes A New Song For A Troubled America

Thursday, June 18, 2020

For the Morning Edition Song Project, we've been asking musicians to write and perform an original song for us. First up, Ketch Secor catalogs the state of the country on "Pray for America."

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