• Learning with Songbirds MP3

    Scientists are learning fascinating things by studying songbirds. Sophisticated microscopes are able to see the smallest level of detail in the brain and determine how it changes in response to learning.

    18.01.2013

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  • Glow Mice MP3

    Would you believe us if we told you that glowing mice might be the next step in saving human beings from cancer?

    18.01.2013

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    18.01.2013

  • All Your Science MP3

    Duo Ellen Stevens, aka Lu Lubenstein, and David Zielinski believe that scientists can do cool work in the lab and rock out on their free time.

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  • Chimps and Social Networking MP3

    Online networking sites have become one of the primary ways humans forge connections with each another.

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  • The New Director MP3

    For six months, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh has been searching for a new director. It finally found one. We talk to Emlyn Koster about becoming the new director of the museum.

    15.01.2013

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  • Hedwig Kohn MP3

    Hedwig Kohn was one of only three women to receive German qualification to teach physics at a university, and that was her vehicle to flee Nazi Germany. Brenda Winnewisser took special interest in Hedwig’s story and currently has a biography on her due to be published in Spring 2014.

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  • Low Pitch MP3

    Science couple Rindy Anderson and Casey Klofstad noticed something weird when they watched television news. Almost all the anchors, both men and women, seemed to have low pitched voices. They decided to work together to find out how people perceive pitch, and how that might affect the way they vote.

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  • Ironing Board Sam MP3

    Ironing Board Sam has been playing rhythm and blues professionally since he was 16 years old in Rock Hill, SC. He's now 73, living in Chapel Hill and his passion for music-making is as strong as ever. Sam is part of Hillsborough's Music Maker Relief Foundation, and he's just released a new album, “Going Up.”

    11.01.2013

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  • News Roundup MP3

    A new governor and a new legislature are in place and ready to make big changes. The UNC system may let in more out-of-state students. And what does the latest Bank of America settlement mean for homeowners?

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  • The Avett Brothers MP3

    Tomorrow night, Concord-based folk-rock band The Avett Brothers will play in Raleigh at the Governor’s Inaugural Ball Gala. Bassist Bob Crawford joins us to talk about the evolution of the band from three guys in a van playing 200 shows a year to a Grammy-nominated, chart-topping phenomenon.

    10.01.2013

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    10.01.2013

  • And God Created Great Whales MP3

    We talk to Obie award-winner Rinde Eckert, composer, writer and actor in “And God Created Whales,” being put on by Playmakers Repertory Company at Kenan Theatre on the Campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill through Sunday.

    10.01.2013

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  • To the People, Food is Heaven MP3

    Audra Ang worked as a foreign correspondent for the AP in Beijing, China for seven years. And in her time there, she covered the devastating Sichuan earthquake, SARS, floods and political dissidents. But even in the most dire of moments, she always managed eat her way through.

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  • Small Business of the Year MP3

    During the height of the recession, The Johnson Nursery Corporation owed its bank more than $1.5 million. But a few shrewd decisions and a lot of hard work put the company back on its feet and earned it the Small Business of the Year award from Business NC magazine.

    09.01.2013

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    09.01.2013

  • History Detective MP3

    Several months ago, the PBS show “History Detectives” contacted Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell, a graduate student in American History at Duke. They wanted her help solving a historical mystery near her mother’s hometown in South Carolina.

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  • Theater Delta MP3

    Ben Saypol doesn’t think theater is just entertainment. It can also be a force for social change. In 2009, he started Theater Delta, an interactive theater group that uses audience participation as a tool for thought.

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  • Goodbye New Raleigh MP3

    Back in 2007, two guys in a bar came up with the idea for New Raleigh. It was a hyper local news blog that focused on the innovators and leaders turning Raleigh into an up-and-coming destination city.

    08.01.2013

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  • Life of a Leaf MP3

    When most people look at a leaf, they just see a green thing hanging down. When scientist Steven Vogel looks, he sees a scientific “everyman,” an organism whose functions can help explain science. He uses the leaf as his protagonist in a new book called “The Life of a Leaf.”

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  • Geek Mom MP3

    Being a geek isn’t what it used to be. Now it’s a sign of cool. But how do things change when geeks become parents? Chapel Hill resident Natania Barron knows all about that.

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