Health & Science http://wboi.org en Weekly Experiment - Coriolis Effect http://wboi.org/post/weekly-experiment-coriolis-effect <p>On this week's episode of the Weekly Experiment, we learn about the Coriolis effect. &nbsp;Martin Fisher from Science Central explains what it is and what we use it for.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 Martin Fisher 35209 at http://wboi.org Weekly Experiment - Hurricanes http://wboi.org/post/weekly-experiment-hurricanes <p>How are cyclones formed? Just what are the conditions that create a hurricane? Martin Fisher of Science Central provides a detailed overview of one of nature's most powerful weather events.</p><p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:43:00 +0000 Martin Fisher 34919 at http://wboi.org Episode 162 - Fireworks http://wboi.org/post/episode-162-fireworks <p></p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:22:46 +0000 Martin Fisher 34624 at http://wboi.org The Business of Ebola http://wboi.org/post/business-ebola <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As we all know, two individuals infected with Ebola now reside in Atlanta, Georgia. After they were identified as infected, they were flown to Atlanta in a special containment plane and then taken to a containment unit at Emory University. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Once at Emory they received an experimental serum, </span>ZMapp<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which, in animals, has been effective in eradicating the disease in individuals. </span></p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:17:56 +0000 Abraham Schwab 34541 at http://wboi.org The Business of Ebola Episode 161 - Caves http://wboi.org/post/episode-161-caves <p></p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:00:44 +0000 Martin Fisher 34315 at http://wboi.org Episode 160 - Compass http://wboi.org/post/episode-160-compass <p></p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 18:56:00 +0000 Martin Fisher 34021 at http://wboi.org Episode 159 - Lodestone http://wboi.org/post/episode-159-lodestone <p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:16:49 +0000 Martin Fisher 33722 at http://wboi.org Episode 158 - Dandelions http://wboi.org/post/episode-158-dandelions <p></p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Martin Fisher 33417 at http://wboi.org Facebook, Baby's Blood, and the Debate Over Informed Consent http://wboi.org/post/facebook-babys-blood-and-debate-over-informed-consent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every once in a while I wonder if I’ve just been part of a research study that didn’t require consent. Now I know this is a trick of the mind—I know about so many such studies that I’m ready to think I might be involved in one.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:48:05 +0000 Abraham Schwab 33403 at http://wboi.org Facebook, Baby's Blood, and the Debate Over Informed Consent Episode 157 - Tea http://wboi.org/post/episode-157-tea <p></p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:35:00 +0000 Martin Fisher 33074 at http://wboi.org