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Crab Lice

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss crab lice and what the study of their evolution tells us about our own evolutionary history.

WCVE Forum: Women's Rights After the Arab Spring

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 12:54pm -- WCVE

From America Abroad: – The revolutions of the Arab Spring promised greater freedoms for the people of the Middle East. But while some freedoms have been gained, stability has been lost. In many cases, it's become more dangerous, especially for women.

Kimberly Adams reports from Cairo and Safouène Grira talks to women in Tunisia, who say violence against women and rape have become a daily concern.

Virginia Currents: February Episodes

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 2:34pm -- WCVE

Virginia Currents visits the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. For 175 years this residential school in Staunton has helped students rise to their potential in an environment that’s understanding, nurturing and challenging. Also, witness the one-of-a-kind music by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra. Their music comes from instruments grown and hand-made.

WCVE Forum: Are We Meant to be Carnivores?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 9:06am -- WCVE

From Intelligence Squared U.S.: – According to a 2009 poll, around 1% of American adults reported eating no animal products. In 2011 that number rose to 2.5%--more than double, but still dwarfed by the 48% who reported eating meat, fish or poultry at all of their meals. In this country, most of us are blessed with an abundance of food and food choices. So taking into account our health, the environment and ethical concerns, which diet is best? Are we or aren’t we meant to be carnivores?

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