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Biologists knew the sharks sometimes traveled from waters off Costa Rica south to the Galapagos Islands, but they’d never actually witnessed it.
On a recent chilly Tuesday morning, about 20 people filed along a winding dirt path leading deeper into West Virginia University’s Arboretum in Morgantown. Armed with binoculars, smartphones and hiking boots, the group had one goal — spot and identify the chittering birds hidden in the trees above. LeJay Graffious with the Mountaineer Audubon chapter… Read More
Scientists found that exposing rice to high levels of carbon dioxide causes it to lose valuable nutrients like iron, zinc, and B vitamins. But some varieties are better at resisting than others.
Served Like a Girl Premieres on Independent Lens Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018 on PBS Online Streaming Begins May 29 Documentary Chronicles Female Veterans as They Compete to Become Ms. Veteran America Directed by Lysa Heslov, Served Like a Girl is a powerful and poignant look at a group of diverse female veterans as they… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Democratic congressional delegation wants Republican Gov. John Kasich to rescind a proposal for imposing new work requirements on Medicaid expansion recipients. U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan, Marcy Kaptur, Marcia Fudge and Joyce Beatty in a letter Thursday questioned “the very rationale” of a Medicaid waiver Ohio submitted to the federal government… Read More
(Almost) every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with (usually) 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is entitled Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Get a preview… Read More
Based on a myriad of current events – the least of which is not the phenomenon of “The Great British Bake Off” – “The Cake” is a very new theatrical production written by Bekah Brunstetter of “This Is Us” and “American Gods” fame, which will be produced by Ohio University’s Tantrum Theater June 6 through… Read More
Whether you’re barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here’s how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Yeager Airport and Marshall University are looking at the possibility of developing an aviation school in West Virginia. The Herald-Dispatch reports the airport’s board voted Wednesday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Marshall University to determine the feasibility and sustainability of adding the school at Yeager. Marshall spokeswoman Ginny Painter… Read More
With a never-ending stream of stimulation, we rarely experience boredom. But tech podcast host Manoush Zomorodi says we actually need to feel bored in order to jump-start our creativity.