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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 12, 2018

 

Dragonflies And The Predicting Brain 

Dragonflies have a 95 percent success rate when it comes to hunting their next meal.

December 3, 2018

 

Discovered on Facebook: The Magnificent Sundew

Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.

November 29, 2018

 

Losing Your Tail And Saving Your Genes 

When their butts are on the line, scorpions sacrifice the holiest of holies in order to survive.

November 20, 2018

 

Superb Fairy-wrens Learn To Eavesdrop

Superb Fairy-wrens can understand the alarm calls of other bird species.

November 16, 2018

 

Ghost In The Lab

Scientists trick the brain into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.

November 9, 2018

 

Bat Jammers

Bats can emit sound frequencies that disrupt other bats' sonar signals.

November 1, 2018

 

Dusky Dottyback Fish Go Undercover 

Meet The Dusty Dottyback. It looks cute, but its ability to change its appearance makes it a fierce aquatic predator.

October 31, 2018

 

Tasteless Penguins  

Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.

October 29, 2018

 

Sponges: Stranger than Science Fiction

Sponges are expert shape shifters that let the world (and food) come to them.

October 19, 2018

 

Describing Smells In English

The more exposed to various odors a society is, the more vocabulary it dedicates to naming and describing smells.

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