Science News of the Week:
Coyotes and gray wolves were once more similar in size.
The U.S. Midwest was hit by several tornados on February 28 and 29
Bioethanol has potential for rendering our society more sustainable
New study shows that raising animals for food requires much more water than growing plants for food
A solar storm in January hit the new Mars rover Curiosity and scientists gathered data on how radiation might affect future astronauts
Song of the Week:
Burgess Meredith’s “Loving Man” off their upcoming album, to be released in late March 2012.
This Week’s Featured Stories:
Mars in March Jorge speaks with Deborah Byrd about how to see Mars at its best in March 2012, and about the new Mars rover Curiosity, currently en route to the red planet.
Open Ocean Aquaculture Jorge speaks with marine biologist Neil Simms about raising fish in far off-shore pens that drift in currents.
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