In this episode, we hear about a new project that’s exploring the secret life of moths and investigate if the natural gas in your home may be upping your radon risk.
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Stories in this episode
- Is the Natural Gas in Your Home Upping Your Radon Risk?
Researchers are now looking at whether natural gas coming from the Marcellus Shale could be bringing a deadly carcinogen into Pennsylvanians' homes.
- In the Rush to Build Gas Pipelines, Are Wetlands Being Overlooked?
As pipeline construction revs up across the region, there’s growing concern that impacts on the landscape aren't getting enough scrutiny from regulators.
- Putting the Spotlight on the Humble Moth
Moths get just a fraction of the study that butterflies and bees do. But a team at Chatham University is doing their part to make sure moths get the credit—and scientific attention—they deserve.
- What’s at the Bottom of Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers
Police diver Greg Tersine has a unique view on Pittsburgh's Three Rivers. He has to navigate the maze of shopping carts, cars and stolen ATM machines that line the bottom of the rivers.