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The Shark That Conquered the Whorl

Journalist and author Susan Ewing talks about her new book Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil. (And we'll discuss how Helicoprion is not technically a shark, but it's really close!)

July 21, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Damaged Bears Find Solace in Rehab

Watch how Carpathian brown bears, scarred by the practice of training bears to dance for entertainment, are being given the chance to live out their lives in an environment tailored to creature comfort.

July 20, 2017 — John Wendle and Andrew Golden

Flying through a Corpse's Clues

Forensic entomologists can chemically analyze fly eggs from a corpse, which might speed up detective work. Christopher Intagliata reports.

July 17, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Myths about Sulfites and Wine

Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches

July 15, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Undersea National Monument Could Be Left High and Dry

Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium in Boston, talks about the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, created last year and already under threat.    

July 11, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

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