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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

February 11, 2016

 

flock of pigeons

Superstitious Pigeons

Pigeons form superstitions when hunches are reinforced (by snacks).

February 10, 2016

 

seniors exercising

Aerobic Exercise and Mental Performance

Moderate aerobic exercise improves your ability to concentrate.

February 9, 2016

 

sneeze face

Sleep On, Sneeze Not

We don't sneeze while we're asleep because our sneeze reflexes are taking a snooze.

February 8, 2016

 

mirrored walkway

Retrieve That Dream

Reality often triggers a dream memory, and can give one the sense of having predicted the occurence.

February 5, 2016

 

multiple octopuses

The Octopus’s Genes

Despite being mollusks, octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.

February 4, 2016

 

"Dancing Triangles" pattern formed by sulfur atoms on a layer of copper

Grey Goo Attack

Nanotechnology scientists aim to create robots the size of molecules, and that has alarmists predicting apocalyptic outcomes.

February 3, 2016

 

Silver-spotted skipper catepillar

Pillar-poo

The silver-spotted skipper caterpillar can catapult its poop up to five feet away.

February 2, 2016

 

cup of cocoa

Good News: Hot Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart!

If you're trying to up your antioxidant intake, savor a hot cup of cocoa, which contains two to three times the amount as green tea.

February 1, 2016

 

school of little fish

Swim Like A Fish

Fish navigate through turbulence by slaloming between whirlpools of water.

January 29, 2016

 

girl smelling a rose

No Rose By Your Nose

Sniffing helps you imagine the smell of absent objects.

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