Focus On Science
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.
A Good Year for Biotech Startups
December 31, 2012
This interview was part of the "A Good Year" series that looked at people and industries that enjoyed growth or success in 2012.
Life of Research and Adventure for Midwestern Couple
October 15, 2012
An interview with researchers Crickette Sanz and David Morgan about their life studying chimpanzees and gorillas in Africa.
Transit of Venus
June 04, 2012
An interview with University of Missouri-St. Louis astrophysicist Erika Gibb about the astronomical event known as the transit of Venus.
Edward O. Wilson Interview
April 27, 2012
An interview with biologist Edward O. Wilson, a professor emeritus at Harvard. He was in St. Louis to deliver the keynote address at a conference.
The Science of Baseball
April 13, 2012
An interview with Washington University aerospace engineer David Peters about the science of baseball.
"Shake and Bake" Meth Cases
February 07, 2012
A report for NPR on the uptick in cases of patients checking into hospitals who have accidentally burned themselves. It's the result of a new method for producing methamphetimine called "shake and bake."
George Gokel Interview
December 16, 2011
An interview with University of Missouri-St. Louis chemist George Gokel, who was recently named director of UMSL's Center for Nanoscience.
Quantum Or Not, New Supercomputer Is Certainly Something Else
'Nanogardens' Sprout Up On The Surface Of A Penny
How Genomics Solved The Mystery Of Ireland's Great Famine
African Cities Test The Limits Of Living With Livestock
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Most Excellent Adventure
Resetting the Theory of Time
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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