Donald Berwick

Dec. 14, 2007

National Health Insurance / National Health Care

One of the largest issues facing politicians in the coming presidential campaign is the topic of health care. In this segment, Ira and guests talk about what steps might be taken to improve access to health care in the U.S. How do other nations approach

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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