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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.

In Your Ear Episode 26: Jae Sinnett Trio

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:20am -- WCVE

Enjoy top-drawer Virginia-based jazz courtesy of the Jae Sinnett Trio, led by Tidewater-based percussionist and music educator Jae Sinnett who also hosts a popular radio show himself. Jae is joined by one of a prominent fraternity of VCU Jazz graduates under professor Doug Richards…that would be bassist Terry Burrell. And on piano, a 27-year-old Virginia Beach native who has caught the attention of some of the music industry’s most prominent figures, including Quincy Jones.

In Your Ear Episode 24: Cadillac Sky, Hit & Run

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:18pm -- WCVE

We revisit an In Your Ear session with five talented players who had a short but sweet ride as a progressive band called Cadillac Sky. Organized in 2002 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area by lead vocalist/songwriter Bryan Simpson, applying a Texas state of mind to the bluegrass template, the band turned intriguing tunes and solid musicianship, into a meteoric career.

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?

Tips From Richard: Early Crocus and Daffodils

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:03pm -- WCVE

Following a brief warm spell in mid-February it’s not uncommon to see tender shoots of your crocus and daffodil bulbs popping up from under the mulch. Don’t be concerned; the leaves on these bulbs are quite hardy and will not be damaged by the cold temperatures that are still to come.

Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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