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  • Hurricanes 

    Science Update

    Hurricanes cycle through long periods of high and low activity.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Word Associations 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, you’ll hear about researchers who are studying exactly what happens in the brain when it learns and remembers information.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Predicting Earthquakes 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, learn how a master model of Southern California geology can help predict earthquakes.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Dolphin Brains 

    Science Update

    Dolphins and other marine mammals have pretty big brains compared to the size of their bodies. That’s one indication of high intelligence, and anyone who has seen them perform at an aquarium or zoo can attest to that fact. This Science Update introduces us to one scientist who’s trying to find out how dolphins got so brainy.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Early Climate Change 

    Science Update

    Human activities like farming have contributed some amount of greenhouse gas to the atmosphere for ages

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Asian Brown Cloud 

    Science Update

    In developing areas of the world, including parts of Asia, rapid industrialization has brought about more cars, more factories, and more people to burn coal and wood for cooking purposes. Those activities throw a lot of soot and other pollutants into the air. In this Science Update, you’ll hear about an effort to measure the pollution over Asia and assess its impact on humans and the environment.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Low-Flush Toilets 

    Science Update

    A study shows that low-flush toilets can develop problems due to aging.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Diagnostic Microchip 

    Science Update

    Many diseases don't develop noticeable symptoms until they've already done considerable damage. That's why doctors would like to get a closer look at the first signs of disease: tiny changes in the way our cells communicate with each other. In this Science Update, you’ll hear about an innovative plan to get closer to those early distress signals.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Proteome 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, you’ll hear about a group that’s working to unravel the mystery of how human genes generate such a large number of proteins.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • Visual Math 

    Science Update

    In this Science Update, hear how people may rely on a type of mental map to understand relationships between numbers.

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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