About This Show
Go on an adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with award-winning host Maiken Scott. The Pulse will take you behind the doors of operating rooms, into the lab with some of the world’s foremost scientists, and back in time to explore life-changing innovations. The Pulse delivers stories in ways that matter to you, and answers questions you never knew you had. Created by WHYY in Philadelphia, the NPR member station that brought you Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
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The anthropocene: Geologists take up the question of a new epoch
3 days ago
Hermann Pfefferkorn’s office, at the University of Pennsylvania, spills across a large, well-lit room that seems to have closed in on itself with shelves and cabinets and papers generated during his 43 years there. Pfefferkorn is a geologist and, naturally, has some rocks and fossils laying around. He picked up a small, black stone with a white fossil in it, straight like a straw, with subdivisions. Read more...
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Date published: 2015-11-13