Focus On Science
Saving The Monarch's Migration: A Conversation With Ecologist Lincoln Brower
April 18, 2014
Monarch butterflies are in trouble. According to the latest estimates, their numbers have dropped dramatically at their wintering grounds in Mexico. This was an interview with ecologist Lincoln Brower, who has been studying these large black-and-orange insects for close to 60 years. He was in St. Louis to accept the Harris Center Conservation Action Prize from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
March 14, 2014
An interview with a Washington University professor and a University of Chicago professor about whether we have genetic privacy with information easier to access.
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.
More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height
Study Finds Nothing Special About Breakfast
The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel
Climate Policy Takes The Stage In Florida Governor's Race
Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67
In Search Of Alien Life? Seek Out The Smog
Pretending To Be A Medical Patient Pays Off For This Teen
X Prize Competition Could Make 'Tricorder' A Reality
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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