Arthur Reingold

Jul. 31, 2009

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Update

We'll get an update on the spread of H1N1 influenza around the world, what researchers are finding out about the disease, and progress towards vaccines.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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