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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Listen to this story as you read it: Where In The World Are We From? Now We May Know


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


3:26 PM - 3:41 PM July 25, 2014

From Birds to Bears, Animals Face Danger Around the World


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


6:00 PM - 6:14 PM July 17, 2014

Listen to the Story As You Read It: How to Survive the Heat


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Will US, Russia Continue Space Cooperation?


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


5:44 PM - 5:59 PM June 27, 2014

Learning First Aid: What to Do Until You Find Medical Help


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.


9:41 PM - 9:56 PM June 04, 2014

The Next Big Thing in Agriculture May Be Very Small


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM June 03, 2014

Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.

    Audio How Does One Find a Meteorite?

    It may surprise you to know how many meteorites fall to the Earth. But don't worry. There are many scientists recording their explosions as they impact.

    Audio Remember Your Chemistry Classes?

    An international team of researchers reports the creation of a new element that is 40 percent heavier than lead | Science in the News

    Audio Where Do We Come From?

    Would you like to know where your ancestors came from? British and American scientists may have found answers for you. They have developed a new algorithm to study deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA -- the building blocks of life. | Science in the News

    Audio From Birds to Bears, Animals Face Danger Around the World

    Hundreds of newly-identified plants and animals in Southeast Asia are in danger. Poachers killed a famous elephants in Kenya. And scientists are working to save polar bears population in Alaska and the Bering Sea.

    Audio How to Survive the Heat

    Floods, storms and other natural events kill thousands of people every year. So does extreme heat. In fact, heat may be nature’s deadliest killer. | Science in the News

    Audio Senegal Threatened with Loss of Lions

    Also, a life-size model of King Tut’s Tomb opens in Egypt | Science in the News

    Audio Will US, Russia Continue Space Cooperation?

    Also, space scientists see effect of Earth’s gravity on Moon; and, a quarter-century of images of space from the Hubble telescope | Science in the News

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  • Kevin Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus, smiles during a press conference at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia August 21, 2014. The American doctor along with a second American aid worker who contracted Ebola treating victims of t

    Audio US Ebola Patients Released, Cleared of Virus

    Two Americans who became sick with the deadly Ebola virus have been released from the hospital in Atlanta. Tests showed they were free of the disease. Islamic State group demanded $132 Million ransom for executed U.S. journalist. New president in Indonesia and new Prime Minister in Thailand. More

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    Audio Girl Making History in Little League World Series

    As the Little League World Series celebrates its 40th anniversary of letting girls play, two take to the mound. And one has a fastball that is leaving the boys at the plate score-less. More

  • President Barack Obama speaks in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. He took a two-day-long break from his summer vacation to meet with his top aides to talk about the problems in Iraq and Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Audio For President Obama, Race Is a Personal Issue

    The racial violence in the city of Ferguson, Missouri is an important issue for Barack Obama, the first African-American president. Mr. Obama has asked protestors to stop fighting with police. And he has called for calm and understanding. But violent protests continue. More

  • Ebola cases and deaths, as of August 13 update, 2014

    Audio Red Cross Chief Says Ebola Can Be Defeated

    But head of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says we must take strong actions now to stop the spread of the deadly virus | WEB More

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    Audio Obama Condemns US Journalist's Execution

    Obama has condemned the Islamic State militants who killed an American reporter and threatened to kill another one. Eric Holder meet with community leaders, local officials and FBI investigators in Ferguson. Liberia police fired tear gas at Ebola protest. More

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  • Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

    Audio Lincoln-Douglas Debates Set the Stage for the 1860 Election

    Democrat Stephen Douglas was seeking re-election as a U.S. senator from Illinois. His opponent was a lawyer from the new Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln. | The Making of a Nation More

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    While You Sleep, Your Brain Works

    While we sleep, our brains are doing much more than getting ready for the next day. Researchers at the University of Rochester found that the brain may be busy cleaning house -- cleaning out harmful waste materials. More

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    Audio Biltmore Estate Takes Visitors Back in Time

    The huge home in North Carolina was built at the end of the 1800s. The man who owned the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina was George Vanderbilt. Biltmore has 250 rooms and the house is now open to the public. | This Is America More

  • Audio English at the Movies: Robin Williams

    Robin Williams was a humorist and a highly-trained actor. We look at some of his most famous movie lines from a Learning English angle | American Mosaic More

  • Audio From Huge to Extra Small, at New York City Museum

    Currently the Queens Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the New York World's Fair. The museum show is called “Bringing the World Into the World.” It includes a huge model of New York City that was made for the fair. | American Mosaic More

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