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Who’s A Leader In Virginia’s Solar Capabilities?

While it may be true that Virginia is currently ranked 17th in nation for the total amount of solar capacity it has installed and that less than 1% of the energy that we use as a Commonwealth comes from solar, you might never guess who or what is an emerging leader in the renewable energy transition in our lovely state? Who’s a leader in Virginia’s solar capabilities? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Did Ancient Humans Have Any Modern Dental Issues?

Behind the lips of each and everyone of us is a beautiful smile, right? Our teeth have been so valuable to us as a species. We’ve often been told that our modern dental issues are caused by our diet or that it’s genetic and that it runs in the family. Well, boy, does it ever! Scientists studying ancient human fossils started to notice some interesting things about our teeth through the ages. This new study also draws many comparisons to the types of dental damage we see these days as well. The big question is, did ancient humans have any modern dental issues?