Brian Malow

Mar. 30, 2012

No Joke: Science Is A Laughing Matter

Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pun intended).

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Apr. 01, 2011

Video Pick: Springtime Bug Out

How do bees know when to emerge from hibernation? And what do they do all winter?

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Apr. 01, 2011

Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar

Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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