Science http://kunm.org en Skeptic Check: Zombies Aren't Real http://kunm.org/post/skeptic-check-zombies-arent-real <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.5567976813171536" style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Sun. 1/27 11a: Zombies are making a killing in popular culture. But where did the idea behind these mythical, cerebrum-supping nasties come from? </span> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:16:26 +0000 LeeMerrill 24132 at http://kunm.org Skeptic Check: Zombies Aren't Real Rare Ice Age Mammalian Footprints Studied at White Sands http://kunm.org/post/rare-ice-age-mammalian-footprints-studied-white-sands <p>Scientists at White Sands National Monument are studying hundreds of rare mammalian footprints that date back to the Ice Age. The impressions were discovered this summer by a pair of college students during a science internship.</p><p>From the&nbsp;<a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> Monica Ortiz Uribe reports the prints are providing clues about the what the southwest region was like before the last great extinction.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:37:55 +0000 4688 at http://kunm.org Rare Ice Age Mammalian Footprints Studied at White Sands Surprising Parallels Between Art and Science: Darwin and Mendelssohn http://kunm.org/post/surprising-parallels-between-art-and-science-darwin-and-mendelssohn <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53530cf0d840c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53530cf0d840c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53530cf0d840c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-870921.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>This year marks the 200th anniversary of the births of two important figures in Western art and science: Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Darwin. Saturday night at the Lensic Center in Santa Fe, a special event will look at the surprising parallels between the composer and the naturalist.</p> Thu, 12 Nov 2009 01:25:34 +0000 Spencer Beckwith 1488 at http://kunm.org Surprising Parallels Between Art and Science: Darwin and Mendelssohn