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Title: Debating lab monkey retirement, and visiting a near-Earth asteroid

Debating lab monkey retirement, and visiting a near-Earth asteroid

December 5th, 2019

After their life as research subjects, what happens to lab monkeys? Some are euthanized to complete the research, others switch to new research projects,… Go to Episode

Double dipping in an NIH loan repayment program, and using undersea cables as seismic sensors

November 28th, 2019

The National Institutes of Health’s largest loan repayment program was conceived to help scientists pay off school debts without relying on industry… Go to Episode

Building a landslide observatory, and the universality of music

November 21st, 2019

You may have seen the aftermath of a landslide, driving along a twisty mountain road—a scattering of rocks and scree impinging on the pavement. And… Go to Episode

How to make an Arctic ship ‘vanish,’ and how fast-moving spikes are heating the Sun’s atmosphere

November 14th, 2019

The Polarstern research vessel will spend 1 year locked in an Arctic ice floe. Aboard the ship and on the nearby ice, researchers will take measurements… Go to Episode