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April 10, 2009

A Green House for Elders

Dr. Bill Thomas' innovative Green House concept to replace institutionalized nursing home care has recently been featured in The Guardian newspaper, on Talk of the Nation on NPR and The Marc Steiner Show on WEAA 88.9 FM. Below, TalkingHeadsTV has a behind-the-scenes look as Thomas discusses the Green House project with Marc Steiner.

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February 4, 2009

Early Humans & Climate Change


Geography and Environmental Systems Professor Erle Ellis

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January 16, 2009

CSI Science to Prevent Bird/Plane Accidents?

Professor of Biological Sciences Kevin Omland

omland.jpg The water landing of the US Airways jet on January 15 in the Hudson River is another example of the potential dangers posed by certain bird species. I am working with Smithsonian colleagues to research DNA traces from birds' collisions with planes to learn the patterns of certain bird species and how future dangerous incidents can be avoided.

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January 14, 2009

Guitar Hero III > $1Billion

Video Game Development Program director Marc Olano

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Guitar Hero III has reached $1 billion in sales. To put that amazing number in perspective: in a little over a year, one video game made about 10% of the total money made on games software sales, music or U.S. movie box office for the entire year 2007.


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January 5, 2009

2009 Resolutions: Research Evidence

Public Policy Professor Marvin Mandell




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December 24, 2008

2009 Resolutions: Honor Older Adults' Contributions

Sociology Professor Leslie Morgan


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December 23, 2008

2009 Resolutions: Unite the Generations


Aging Studies Professor Bill Thomas








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December 22, 2008

2009 Resolutions: Stop Borrowing From Future Generations


Physics Professor Ray Hoff

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