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Don Glass

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Don Glass has worked in public radio since 1966. From 1970 to 1990 he served as Program Manager for WFIU, becoming Special Projects Director and Senior Producer from 1990 to 2005. He has retired from fulltime employment at the University, but continues to host and produce A Moment of Science. He enjoys working with A Moment of Science and learning fascinating new facts.

Recent posts by Don

December 19, 2014

 

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Multicultural Early Humans

Early human populations were more culturally diverse than previously thought.

December 18, 2014

 

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A Balanced Gut is a Healthy Gut

Want to give your immune system a boost? Balance your gut bacteria.

December 17, 2014

 

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The Dirt On Desert Soil

Topsoil comes in many different forms, from nutrient-rich dirt to desert sand.

December 16, 2014

 

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Adding Up Missed Sleep

Losing a couple hours of sleep each night adds up to major sleep deprivation.

December 15, 2014

 

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Celebrity Worshipers

If you believe that life deals a fair hand, you're more likely to worship celebrities.

December 12, 2014

 

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How Do Polar Bears Drink?

Polar bears have evolved so that they don't need to drink liquid water.

December 11, 2014

 

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Adapting to Starvation

Starvation can have devastating effects that unfold over multiple generations as a process of adaptation.

December 10, 2014

 

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Beyond Post Partum

Post-partum depression does not adequately account for the range of anxieties that come with early parenthood.

December 9, 2014

 

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When Wine Turns to Vinegar

Regardless of how old or pricey, good wine goes bad without quality corking and storage.

December 8, 2014

 

Orca emerges from Arctic waters

The Better to Hear You

From bats to whales, echolocation helps certain mammals navigate environments with limited visibility using reflected sounds.

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