SciWorks Radio http://wfdd.org en The War Between Bats and Moths http://wfdd.org/post/war-between-bats-and-moths <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">SciWorks&nbsp;Radio is a production of 88.5&nbsp;WFDD&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://sciworks.org/" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">SciWorks</a>, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we’re talking about an arms race that’s been escalating in our skies - for about 65 million years. The war between Bats and moths is driven by natural selection, which is the engine of evolution. This is how it&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">works: An individual organism is born with a mutation that gives it an advantage for survival. Maybe its better at finding food or avoiding predators, but it lives longer and produces more offspring.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:55:37 +0000 Shawn Fitzmaurice 9679 at http://wfdd.org The War Between Bats and Moths The Dinosaurs In Your Backyard http://wfdd.org/post/dinosaurs-your-backyard <p dir="ltr"><strong><a href="http://wfdd.org/programs/sciworks-radio" target="_blank">SciWorks Radio</a> is a production of 88.5 WFDD and <a href="http://sciworks.org/">SciWorks</a>, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.</strong></p><p dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5em;"><a href="http://wfdd.org/post/new-dinosaur-discovery" title="SciWorks Radio : Siats Meekerorum.">(Hear Dr. Zanno talk about her recent dinosaur discovery, Siats Meekerorum, on last week's SciWorks Radio)</a></span></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:01:51 +0000 Shawn Fitzmaurice 10631 at http://wfdd.org The Dinosaurs In Your Backyard A New Dinosaur Discovery http://wfdd.org/post/new-dinosaur-discovery <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">SciWorks&nbsp;Radio is a production of 88.5&nbsp;WFDD&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://sciworks.org/">SciWorks</a>, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:22:32 +0000 Shawn Fitzmaurice 10468 at http://wfdd.org A New Dinosaur Discovery Adding Life To Your Years... http://wfdd.org/post/adding-life-your-years <p dir="ltr"><strong>Dr. Molina will be speaking about Bioenergetics and Healthy Aging at the next Science Cafe, hosted by the River Ridge Taphouse in Clemmons. This free event is on April 8th and is sponsored by SciWorks and Reynolda Gardens. <a href="http://www.sciworks.org/community/sciencecafe/" target="_blank" title="Science Cafe Details.">Click here for more details.</a></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fountain of youth has been an unattainable part of the human ethos for a long, long time. Who wouldn’t want to stay young forever? That may never be a reality, but something like it may.</span></p><blockquote><p dir="ltr">The work we do at the Sticht center of aging isn’t really about extending life-span, but extending something that people have been calling health-span. We’re adding life to years instead of adding years to life.</p></blockquote><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:56:57 +0000 Shawn Fitzmaurice 10362 at http://wfdd.org Adding Life To Your Years... Nanoengineering the Future of Power Production http://wfdd.org/post/nanoengineering-future-power-production <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>SciWorks&nbsp;Radio is a production of 88.5&nbsp;WFDD&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://sciworks.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">SciWorks</a>, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our culture has an insatiable appetite for energy. As we face challenges with our traditional sources, and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">imperfections with immediate alternatives, we need to start looking for options to supplement an all-in approach.</span></p><blockquote><p dir="ltr">When you look around you there's plenty of power to be had that you're ignoring. Right now with your heart beating and you breathing you're making a hundred watts of power. There’s power everywhere you look. The light bulbs that are lighting the room, that has power and it's hitting the walls. What if that power could be collected easily? I'm telling you the can be, and we can do it with something that looks exactly like the shirt on your back right now.</p></blockquote><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:12:52 +0000 Shawn Fitzmaurice 10246 at http://wfdd.org Nanoengineering the Future of Power Production