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A Florida airport recently had to close its main runway to repaint directional signs, due to the changing location of magnetic north. We'll talk about the planet's magnetic field.
In A Planet of Viruses, Zimmer writes of viruses that cause cancer and others that cure disease.
Researchers are studying our moon's effects on the Earth to guide their search for habitable worlds elsewhere.
From barely-alive to bits of a biocomputer, a look at two different microbes and their unusual stories.
A new book looks at the mucus-filled world of some of the oceans’ oddest inhabitants.
Are you a late merger? You might be on to something. Ira speaks with Tom Vanderb...
More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.
Carmakers are teaming up to develop fuel cell cars. Is the time right for the te...
A new book looks at the people and history behind America’s superhighways.
When you put your car in drive and press the pedal to the metal, how much of wha...
New Jersey's main arteries are two of the most congested roads in the country--we stop in at the state's brand new Traffic Management and Technology Center to see how traffic is managed.