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The Giants Who Ruled the Dinosaurs

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The Disappearing Lake

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Fugitive Red

In this hour we hear about the secret behind red dye. Then we discuss the challenges to making STEM fields more representative.

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What Would You Do?

In this hour, we look at the process and importance of ethical decision making. Then we look at the smallest creatures from the depths of the sea to our own backyard …

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Bringing Home the War Dead

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Dragons of Inaction

For this Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own.

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The Monarch Massacre

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Replay: Let There Be Night

  Image courtesy Håkon Dahle Nights are getting brighter and most of us no longer experience true darkness. Paul Bogard (James Madison University), author of The End of Night: Searching …

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Bringing Back the Chestnut

Image via flickr user Sonja Stark Later in the show: Whether it’s a traditional hymn or a holiday song from our childhood, many people say Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas …

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Paddle Battle and Puppy Play

Image via Wikipedia For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Lindsay Usher (Old Dominion University) studies the rough waves that …

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Aw Shucks…Oysters!

Image courtesy flickr user Margaret Pizer/VASG From the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, oysters have influenced our history, our culture and, of course, our eating habits. When Captain …

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Mushi, Ticks, and Walking Sticks

Image courtesy Flickr user Nicolas Loeillot In Japan, insects are pets, medicine, and even vehicles for spirits. Mary Knighton (Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, William & Mary) researches Japan’s special …

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