Denise Bode

Apr. 30, 2010

Cape Wind Project Moves Forward

This week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the long-embattled Cape Wind offshore wind power project. We'll talk about the decision, and what it means for other renewable power projects in the country.

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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