April 2013

Paleofantasy * Why Vermin Can't Vomit * Squirrel Stress Makes Big Babies * Better Bacterial Biofuels * Big Stars make Long Gamma-Ray Bursts

How did our ancestors live and can we learn lessons from them on how we should live today?  Well, a guest on today's program says...

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Parasitic Worm Inspires Better Skin Graft * Penis-like Organ Helps Bowheads Keep Cool * Beothuk Beliefs Inspired by Birds * Lake Erie Algae Bloom * Time Reborn

Does the universe have too much time or not enough? Or does it have any at all?  That's the question we examine this week as...

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Dinosaurs Great at Growing * Dinosaurs do the Duck Paddle * Monarch Butterflies Navigate Without Map * Shark Tooth Weapons Reveal Lost Species * Humans Caused Bird Extinctions in Pacific Islands * Electric Engines for Aircraft

This week, we have two exciting dinosaur discoveries involving Canadian researchers, one looking at  how dinosaurs grew, and the other an insight into  how...

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Big Dogs Die Young * The Firestorm that Killed the Dinosaurs * Giraffes Challenged by Distant Feet * Rocky Mountains Imported from Overseas * Brain Machine Interfaces

This week, we speak to a pioneer in a technology that once seemed a science fiction dream: controlling machines with the mind.  Dr Miguel Nicolelis...

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