Carbon Cure

How One Company Is Making Concrete More Environmentally Friendly

Concrete is becoming greener thanks to an innovative idea from Canada. The technology injects carbon dioxide into concrete and the mineralization process makes the concrete more durable while also reducing its carbon footprint.

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Anthony Smukall's shopping list might look similar to that of many American's: Milk, eggs, whole grain bread, apples, assorted berries. But Smukall buys these products with his monthly SNAP allotment – money he receives from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps).

Team USA is used to racing with digital clocks. Now, it's time for digital health records.

The state of Oregon's Supreme Court ruled today that "20,000 pages of so-called perversion files compiled by the Boy Scouts on suspected child abusers over a period of 20 years" must be opened to the public, The Associated Press reports.

After Moody's became the second ratings agency to downgrade Spain's sovereign debt, the country's borrowing costs skyrocketed to record highs.

"The interest rate — or yield — on the country's benchmark 10-year bonds rose to a record 6.96 percent in early trading Thursday, its highest level since Spain joined the euro in 1999 and close to the level which many analysts believe is unsustainable in the long term," the AP reports.

Shoes can supposedly tell us more about a person than just whether they're sensible or stylish.

Miami Mayor Bucks Party Line On Voting

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Scientists don't debate the old nature vs. nurture question much these days. The consensus is that there is no winner: Both your genes and your environment shape your development and your health. What's still up in the air is how they combine to put you at risk for diseases or social problems. And that matters for people trying to solve them.

Play begins this morning at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, where the best golfers from around the world have gathered for the U.S. Open.

ESPN and NBC are sharing the broadcasting duties (click here for a schedule). There's also going to be some live video streamed here.

Words escape us on this one:

During season one of HBO's Games of Thrones series, "one of the many heads on a spike decorating King's Landing belonged to ex-president George Bush," the science and science fiction website io9 reports (fair warning: if you click on that link you'll see what we're talking about, and it's graphic).

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Reform Rabbis Come Back To Where It All Began: Cincinnati

More than 500 Reform rabbis from around the country are in Cincinnati this week for the Central Conference of American Rabbis ’ (CCAR) annual convention. The organization, which had its beginnings in Cincinnati, is celebrating its 130th year, as well as the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise.

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Democracy & Me for Educators

WVXU's Democracy & Me has FREE resources and a blog with ideas and information for Social Studies Teachers.

Flavors of Spain

Join Sunday Baroque Host Suzanne Bona for a delicious journey to Spain.

Local Musicians!

Entries for the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest from NPR Music are now being accepted. Win a Tiny Desk Concert & a US tour!

Howard Wilkinson's Latest

WVXU's Senior Political Analyst covers government at the local, state and national level, plus shares stories from his 40+ years on the campaign trail.

Radio Artifact on WVXU HD2

Radio Artifact brings you local independent radio showcasing the talented musicians that perform in Cincinnati.

Looking Up

Space talk, the fun way, with Dean Regas & Anna Hehman.

Podcasts Chosen Just For Our Listeners

Looking for a new podcast? Check out some of the best from NPR, other public radio program providers and picks from the WVXU staff!