This edition: Science & U!: The Best of SpringTweet
Original tape date: April 5, 2016.
First aired: May 3, 2016.
Spring is here and Science & U! would like to take an encore look at some of our favorite segments about the animal kingdom and the best ways of producing food:
Dr. Max Gomez finds out what exactly USDA Organic means and the difference between that and natural foods.
Andrew Falzon dives into the future of farming with the man who coined the term “Vertical Farm.”
Mike Gilliam visits the Waldorf Astoria’s rooftop, where a bee farm sits, to figure out what has been disturbing the vulnerable honeybee.
Donna Hanover discusses the important role birds play in our environment from eating harmful parasites to spreading seeds.
Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson learns some interesting characteristics of the horseshoe crab, including their blue blood.
Robert Bate Brooklyn Bird Club
Eric Collins Owner, Capitol Fishing
Andrew Cote President, New York Beekeepers Association
Dickson Despommier, PhD Professor, Columbia University
Peter Dorosh Brooklyn Bird Club
Christine Johnson Curator, Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History
Dr. Wahida Karmally Nutritionist, Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
David C. Lahti Asst. Prof. Biology, Queens College
Lee Mandell Owner, Boswyck Farms
Dr. Martin P. Schreibman Distinguished Professor of Biology, Brooklyn College
Tom Stephenson Author, “The Warbler Guide”