Quaking Aspen, Disturbance, And The Return Of Yellowstone’s Wolves

by Mike Lommler Broadcast 8.11 and 8.16.2019 Listen:   A few young aspen trees line the sidewalk in front of my apartment building. I’m a little surprised that they are here; quaking aspen isn’t typically used in landscaping. It’s an unruly plant, sending shoots...

Thermus Aquaticus

Thermus aquaticus by Camille Barr Broadcast 2.21, 2.24, 2.25.2008 Listen:   Thermus aquaticus. An odd name that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. Or perhaps a superhero that rescues people who have fallen to Davy Jones’ locker. It turns out...