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Replay: Pedal Power

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The Monarch Massacre

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Landscapes of Longevity

Image via Landscapes of Longevity project Blue zones are areas of the world that have been identified as having the longest expected lifespans. Reuben Rainey and Asa Eslocker (University of Virginia) …

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HIV Education in the African American Church

Since the first case of AIDS was reported in the United States more than 30 years ago, prevention programs have been successful at curbing the number of new cases of …

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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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Replay: The Get Better Show

Image courtesy Bames24 The spice turmeric may be the spice of life. Aarthi Narayanan (George Mason University) is studying the power of curcumin, a molecule found in turmeric, in stopping …

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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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Plague After War

Testing samples for the Ebola virus from animals collected in Zaire, 1995. Image via Wikipedia. Fears of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. have mostly subsided, but in some parts …

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“Duping Delight” and Who’s Likely to Lie?

Image via Wikipedia People who get a kick out of lying are said to have “duping delight.” Randy Boyle (Longwood University) studies human deception at the Longwood Center for Cyber …

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Love in the Workplace

Image via flickr user sharyn morrow A new study finds that an affectionate work environment boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism. A forthcoming article …

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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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