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4:44 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Tallahassee Looks to More Sustainable Future

Tallahassee Looks to More Sustainable Future

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WFSU Local
6:06 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Using Spider Webs, Researchers Closer To Making Electronics Without Harsh Chemicals

Eden Steven collects a spider web outside the National High Magnetic Field Lab in Tallahassee
Jessica Palombo WFSU News

The sight of a spider can send people shrieking with fear. But researchers in a Tallahassee lab see great potential in spider webs. They’ve used them to make a unique material they hope will offer an eco-friendly alternative to the stuff inside current-day technological devices.  

Just outside the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory building, researcher Eden Steven is collecting a material so low-tech, it’s found in the corners of most of our garages. He’s looking for spider webs.

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Science
3:42 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

The TED Radio Hour asks Do We Need Humans Saturday, August 17th at Noon

Do We Need Humans?

We’ve been promised a future where robots will be our friends, and technology will make life’s daily chores as easy as flipping a switch. But are we ready for how those innovations will change us as humans? In this episode, TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology.

Saturday, August 17th at Noon on 88.9 and 11am on 89.1
 

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Science
3:24 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Burn An Energy Journal, Wednesday, July 3rd at 9pm

It is the fundamental issue of our time: Energy; where we get it; how we use it; what happens then. It powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances and disturbing divisions; it empowers and impoverishes; it enables almost all that we do and now threatens all that we have become.

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Science
2:17 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

NPR's Science Friday, Fridays at 2pm

Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Each week host Ira Flatow mixes it up with people in the know and those who want to be. It's brain fun, for curious people.

For over 22 years, Science Friday has brought the top stories in science to radio listeners and given them a chance to join in the discussion by asking questions and making comments during the live broadcast.

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