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Question Your World: Can Climate Change Undo Civilizations?

There are ruins from ancient civilizations scattered throughout the globe. Some of those civilizations fell to diseases and war, but some of them were undone because of a changing climate.  By studying climate change's impact on some of the most severe droughts on Earth, scientists are now showing increasing concern regarding the dire problems facing the Middle East.

VCU Rice Rivers Center's Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program

Did you know that by simply eating oysters in certain restaurants in the central and eastern Virginia region, you become a participant in oyster restoration? The Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VOSRP) is a public-private and nonprofit collaborative effort of the VCU Rice Rivers Center, taking shells destined for the trash and returning them to the Chesapeake Bay.

Question Your World: What's the World's Most Indestructible Species?

When we think about tough animals we think about great white sharks, grizzly bears, rhinos, or something along those lines, right? However, if you had to pick just one animal, what do you think the world's most indestructible species would beListen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

TV Stations To Swap Channels But Viewers Won't Notice

Over the next few years, many television stations in the United States will make major technological changes that will be invisible to most people.

Those changes are necessary since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently held a voluntary auction to buy and resell the rights to part of the spectrum of frequencies now used by commercial and public television broadcasters.


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