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Every month, the news team at 89.1 WBOI covers events in northeast Indiana and around the state. This week on WBOI Presents, we are taking a look back 2017.

Part One. Zach Bernard has more on the status of Fort Wayne’s fight against opioids (00:38), Zach Bernard joins us in the studio (09:21), Araceli Gomez-Aldana looks back at the regional healthcare shakeup with Sherry Slater from the Journal Gazette (14:35)


WBOI listeners have probably heard from Martin Fisher. In addition to being the Executive Director of Science Central, Fisher also hosts The Weekly Experiment on Saturday afternoons right here on WBOI. Araceli Gomez-Aldana sat down with him this week to talk about some of the biggest science moments of 2017, as well as the importance of science literacy.

Top science stories of 2017 (01:12), the importance of science literacy (09:28), and predictions for what scientific innovations and discoveries we could see in 2018 (14:25)


WBOI’s Zach Bernard spoke with Science Central executive director and Weekly Experiment host Martin Fisher about the science and safety of an eclipse, as well as why we’re so excited about the event.