Focus On Science
Launch Code Aims To Grow St. Louis Tech Talent
September 23, 2013
An interview with Square co-founder Jim McKelvey about his new project called "Launch Code."
SLU Students Study Ozone Over St. Louis
August 13, 2013
A report on a new effort to study air pollution and climate change through a series of weather balloons launched in St. Louis.
Researchers Hope to Inspire New Generation of Plant Scientists
August 11, 2013
An interview with Washington University professor Bob Blankenship about a conference in St. Louis and why it's so important to inspire young people to study plant science.
Scientists From UMSL Forge Futures in the Galapagos
August 01, 2013
A report on two young women scientists from the University of Missouri-St. Louis who are studying birds in the Galapagos Islands.
Sequestration Cuts Hit St. Louis Scientists
June 17, 2013
A report on how scientific research institutions in the St. Louis area are being affected by federal spending cuts known as sequestration.
St. Louis Zoo Tackles Camel Disease
May 08, 2013
A report on why the St. Louis Zoo is studying camel diseases in Kenya.
Wash U Center Conference on Global Health
April 12, 2013
An interview with Bill Powderly, director of the Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease at Washington University, about a conference attended by researchers from all over the world.
Microbes Thrive in Storm Clouds
January 29, 2013
A report for NPR on how microbes, which are able to thrive in extreme environments, could play a role in global climate.
Cats Kill Billions of Creatures Every Year
January 29, 2013
A report for NPR on why cats may be having a bigger impact on wildlife populations than previously thought.
Canines Evolved through Food
January 24, 2013
A report for NPR on new research indicating that food may have played a role in how domesticated dogs evolved from gray wolves.
Study: Boys Report PTSD When Moved Out Of Poverty
Whole Genome Scans Aren't Quite Ready For Your Doctor's Office
A Plan To Eliminate Wild Mute Swans Draws Vocal Opposition
Norway Takes The Lead In Electric Cars (With Generous Subsidies)
NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids
Earthbound Tensions Don't Reach Russian-American Space Partnership
You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance
Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal
The End of the Shuttle Program and the Future of Space Science
July 07, 2011
A conversation about the end of NASA's shuttle program, as well as a look back at the St. Louis contributions to space science.
Global Plant Conservation: Saving the World from the Ground Up
July 06, 2011
A special broadcast live from The Missouri Botanical Garden and The Global Partnership for Plant Conservation conference.
Online Privacy / Solar Energy
June 22, 2011
A conversation about protecting your information, your image, and your business online, followed by a discussion about the cost savings of solar energy.
Nonverbal Communication / Illinois Legislature
June 02, 2011
A conversation with UMSL's Miles Patterson about the power of nonverbal communication, followed by a discussion about the just completed session of the Illinois State Legislature.
Elaine Viets / Tornadoes
May 25, 2011
A discussion with Elaine Viets about her writing career and her induction into the Media Halls of Fame followed by a discussion with meteorologist Mike Smith about the science behind tornadoes and accurately predicting them.
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