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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

June 18, 2018

 

Porcupine Quills

Are porcupine quills poisonous? Well no, let's start with the basics...

June 14, 2018

 

Dry Skin

What's really happening to your skin when it's dry? How can we prevent this itchy, flaky and scaly skin?

June 13, 2018

 

Where Have All the Dead Birds Gone?

Besides after hearing a thud on your newly cleaned window, have you ever found a dead bird in your lawn? Why is it so unusual?

June 12, 2018

 

Vampiric Spiders

Did you know that some spiders, East African jumping spiders, that is, don't just have an appetite for meat, but for blood as well?

June 11, 2018

 

Pain in the Wallet

Sitting on your wallet can cause severe lower back and leg pain.

June 7, 2018

 

Why Is Fiber Good For You?

Because fiber is indigestible, it's good for you.

June 6, 2018

 

Juiced Up

Thanks to the simple but powerful battery power indicator, you will once again be able to change channels at lightning speed.

June 4, 2018

 

Is That Bug Really a Bug?

True bugs are distinguished from other insects by the structure of their mouthparts and the way they feed.

May 30, 2018

 

Poison Ivy And Global Warming

A smaller, but itchier side effect of global warming: poison ivy will become larger and more potent.

May 29, 2018

 

Making Food Last Longer

There are several things you can do to waylay bacteria, yeasts, and molds.

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