Winifred Frick

Nov. 08, 2013

So Far, No Silver Bullet to Stop Lethal Bat Fungus

Scientists say antifungal bacteria could help fight the fungus causing white-nose syndrome.

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Aug. 06, 2010

Bad Days for Bats

The 'White Nose Syndrome' disease affecting bat populations has put one species of bat at risk of 'regional extinction' within the next 20 years.

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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