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Listening to the Deep Ocean, Illegal Bird Trapping in Cyprus

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 142: Scientists and the public are listening to the sounds of the deep oceans. Illegal bird trapping in cyprus is affecting populations of migrating songbirds. more »

Prehistoric Cave Art by Kids, Measuring Happiness

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 134: A Canadian scientist is helping cities around the world promote happiness as part of public policy. Archaeologists have found prehistoric cave drawings by children in a cave in France. more »

Wally—A Deep Sea Robot, Argentine Space Mission

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 123: We learn about a robot named Wally, which is helping scientists explore the deep sea environment. A new space mission launched together by the U.S. and Argentina to measure sea salinity. more »

Melting Permafrost, Dengue in Malaysia, Tiger Shark Navigation

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 109: Climate change is rapidly thawing permanently frozen ground in the Arctic. Dengue fever in a clean, well-planned Malaysian city. Tiger shark navigation in the Pacific. more »

Bilingual Babies, Bringing Solar Power to Tanzania

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 108: Language learning in bilingual babies. Efforts to bring solar power to rural Tanzania. more »

The Bilingual Brain

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Blog 1: The World's science reporter Rhitu Chatterjee blogs about the neuroscience of bilingualism. more »

Keeping Time in Clocks & Our Brains, Chevron in Ecuador

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 106: Physicists want to develop more precise atomic clocks. Researchers get a peek at how our brains process time. Ecuadorian court convicts Chevron. more »

Atlantic Cod, Global Fisheries Decline, ‘Written in Stone’

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 94: There may be a glimmer of hope for the Atlantic cod. But 70% of the world's fisheries are on the decline. And science blogger Brian Switek's new book, Written in Stone. more »

Q Fever in Netherlands, Sandhill Crane Migration, Mystery Humans

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 59: A rare animal disease is spreading among humans in the Netherlands. Sandhill cranes are migrating back north to their nesting grounds. A mystery human species find in a Siberian cave. more »

Nigerian Farming Failures, Canada’s Oil Sands, Venomous Dinos

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 47: U.S expands import of Canadian oil. Looking back at agricultural failures in Nigeria. Catch-shares stabilize some U.S. fisheries. more »