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Finding Light In The Sea's Dark Depths

May 13, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Edith Widder, of the Ocean Research and Conservation Association, has been exploring the deep sea for 30 years. When Widder descended for the first time, she says she wasn't prepared for the light show she encountered and has been building tools to document bioluminescence ever since.

Bracing For Disaster In The Gulf Ecosystem

May 13, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has begun to make landfall in Louisiana's Chandeleur Islands. Nancy Rabalais, director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, says the spill's effects on the larger Gulf ecosystem could last for years.

Fixing Oil Rig Blowout No Easy Task

May 13, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Crews are lowering a 100-ton box over a portion of the gushing Deepwater Horizon oil platform in an attempt to capture some of the oil and funnel it to the surface. It's unclear whether the attempt will work, and engineers are examining other options.

Futures in Biotech 59: No Room For Failure

May 13, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier A first hand account of the Apollo Missions from the floor of Mission Control. Guest: Michael Vucelic, former Apollo system manager for NASA and Rockwell Show notes Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a free audiobook, visit Also...



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