Health, Science, Environment

11:42am

Mon November 21, 2011
Health, Science, Environment

Cell phone towers make waves

Flickr photo by Nguyen-Anh Le. http://www.flickr.com/photos/discopalace/853965582/

As many San Franciscans know, dropped calls are such a common problem with cell phones that in 2002, Verizon Wireless launched a commercial empire based on that now-famous tagline:

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3:42pm

Wed November 16, 2011
Health, Science, Environment

A genius among us: UCSF neuroscientist William Seeley

UCSF neuroscientist William Seeley was named a 2011 MacArthur fellow

“Genius” is a pretty loaded title. But the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation began bestowing that honor on American luminaries who shine in a variety of respective fields. They no longer call the recipients “geniuses,” but they do still award half-a-million dollars to 20 or so every year to support their work. No strings attached.

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8:00am

Mon April 11, 2011
City Visions: April 11, 2011

Exploring the Link Between Child Abuse and Brain Chemistry

Host:  Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

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7:00am

Mon February 28, 2011
City Visions: February 28, 2011

Scarcity in a City of Means: Food Insecurity in San Francisco

 

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Judith Sansone

When we think of people who are hungry, images of Depression-era food lines, or a scantily clad child from a non-specific less developed nation typically come to mind. However, the true face of hunger in San Francisco is better captured among the familiar faces on the Muni train; all ages, all ethnic backgrounds, all body types struggle to put enough food on the table.

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7:00am

Mon January 24, 2011
City Visions: January 24, 2011

The Parks of San Francisco: What's in Store for our Urban Oases

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Susan Britton

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