Sid Perkins

Sep. 10, 2010

Storms and Coastal Erosion

New research gives coastal planners better insight into how major storms can rapidly reshape coastlines.

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Feb. 26, 2010

Inside an Ocean Sciences Meeting

We'll get highlights from the American Geophysical Union's ocean sciences meeting.

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Dec. 18, 2009

Inside the AGU Meeting

We'll get highlights from the scientific meeting of the American Geophysical Union, going on this week.

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Sep. 25, 2009

Vertebrate Paleontology Update

An update on the latest research from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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