Eco-friendly funerals are popular. We'll talk about composting, green burial and the death industry. Plus, do you speak whale? Exploring new research on whale communication.
Air Date: February 27, 2024 12:00 pmListen 49:59
The discovery of the state's largest Atlantic white cedar tree reveals its rarity. Cedars were heavily logged over the centuries.
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After the 2016 outbreak, Penn State researchers collected samples from 26 potato fields in Pennsylvania to study the disease.
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Surgeons externally attached a pig liver to a brain-dead human body and watched it successfully filter blood.
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Americans love mail-in test kits that promise to track down relatives and pin our family origins around the globe. But, what about data privacy and dark generational secrets?
Air Date: December 14, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:42
Winter storms, heavy snow, and ice can damage trees, arborists say.
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The first fish to crawl onto land 375 million years ago was discovered in 2004. It became a media darling. Now, for the first time, you can see it in person.
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A thousand birds died in Chicago in just one day last week. What's being done to prevent bird strikes in Philly? And, efforts to ban gas-powered leaf blowers are on the rise.
Air Date: October 12, 2023 12:00 pmListen 44:24
One biomedical company agreed to more oversight, and a regulatory group is paving the way for drug companies to use animal-free alternatives.
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After a controversial decision to rethink its collection of medical pathologies, the Mütter will launch a 2-year public discussion about human remains.
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This episode holds the best of the summer. Rick Steves joins us to talk about how to travel, a biologist tells us why we need to love sharks and Amos Lee plays live music.
Air Date: August 23, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:02
They say 55-year-old Cedric Lodge stole dissected portions of cadavers that were donated to the Harvard Medical School from 2018 to early 2023.
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Payne saw the discovery of whale song as a chance to spur interest in saving the giant animals, who were disappearing from the planet.
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One day after the primaries, what do we know about the outcome of the election, voter turnout and the issues at stake? Plus, red knits return to the Delaware Bay beaches.
Air Date: May 16, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:39