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Spring Bird Watching With Kenn Kaufman

Every spring, millions of small birds pass through our region on a migratory path from Central and South America to summer homes as far away as Alaska.

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Clogged Ketchup No More With MIT's 'LiquiGlide'

On Memorial Day, many of us flip burgers, spear hot dogs, and whack a ketchup bottle trying to coax a stubborn glob of the stuff out and onto the bun. Now, a team of scientists at MIT has decided that this ketchup-to-bottle adhesion is a problem that must be fixed. Melissa Block talks with doctoral MIT student Adam Paxson about a solution some researchers have developed.
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Summer Science: An Introduction

David Greene speaks with NPR's Joe Palca about Morning Edition's upcoming series, "Summer Science."
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Soft-Shell Lobsters So Soon? It's A Mystery In Maine

Maine lobstermen are hauling in an unexpected catch: soft-shell lobsters, about a month ahead of schedule. Biologists aren't sure why, but lobster-lovers are are glad for the harvest — and know just what to do with it.
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Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Food Network's Alton Brown

If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad. Whether you're barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here's how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke.
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Neil Armstrong Opens Up In Rare Interview

Robert Siegel discusses a rare one-on-one interview Neil Armstrong gave in Australia.
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SpaceX Docking A Boost For Spaceflight Industry

For the first time, a spacecraft sent up by a private company has successfully reached the international space station. A NASA astronaut on the station used a robotic arm to grab the unmanned Dragon capsule Friday morning.

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