Radio In Vivo: Your Link to the Triangle Science Community
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About Ernie


Wednesdays, 11AM-Noon Eastern
WCOM-FM 103.5
Carrboro, NC, USA

Radio In Vivo is underwritten by:
Burroughs Wellcome Fund 
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
 North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Radio In Vivo is proud to welcome the Burroughs Wellcome Fund as an underwriter of the show and of WCOM as of November 2011 - we are grateful.
And our thanks to NESCent, NCABR, and Morehead Planetarium & Science Center for your ongoing support!

Radio In Vivo is on Facebook.  Become a fan to see the upcoming schedule of Radio In Vivo programs - it's a handy way to keep up!
When you get to the RIV fan page, click on the "Notes" tab to see an up-to-date roster of upcoming shows.

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Radio In Vivo in the news:

Radio In Vivo's 5 years on the air highlighted by Local Tech Wire, 1/17/11

Click here to see the LTW article

June 2010 - WCOM is now in its splendid new studio facilities, right next door to the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro!  A big thank you from Radio In Vivo to everyone who worked so hard to make it happen.

May 31, 2010 - Another Radio In Vivo excerpt in the News & Observer, from our 2009 interview with NCSU researchers and Agile Sciences co-founders John Cavanagh and Christian Melander, on their discoveries about how to disperse biofilms.

Click here to see the N&O article.

May 3, 2010 - The News & Observer's SciTech page features an excerpt from the recent Radio In Vivo interview with Allen Rodrigo, director of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center.  Click below to see it, or click on the Program Schedule/Archive link above to access the full interview.

Click here to see the N&O article.

April 2010: Excellent interview with Ernie by Bora Zivkovic on his A Blog Around the Clock. Bora is one of the co-founders and organizers of Science Online 2010, and a former Radio In Vivo guest.

Click here for the interview.

August 2009: Ernie is deeply honored to have been elected President of SCONC, the Science Communicators of North Carolina.  All science communicators are welcome and invited to join this dynamic group!

Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC)

Ernie is interviewed (and gets to spin a couple of tunes!) on the Durham Noise Network show on WXDU-FM, Duke University, by Christopher Perrien of Science in the Triangle - go to ITunes Store>ITunesU>Duke>Student Life>WXDU Durham Noise Network. 
The show is #51 - free download.
Christopher welcomes Ernie and Chris Brodie back to Durham Noise Network to discuss the Science Online 2010 conference, 1/17/10.  Follow the directions above to access the show, this one is show #57.

Radio In Vivo featured in NIEHS online newsletter, May 2008

Profile of Ernie in Sigma Xi Affiliates Newsletter, Summer 2007

Raleigh News & Observer feature article on Radio In Vivo - January 7, 2007

News & Observer recommends Radio In Vivo podcast in 5/23/07 "Stump the Geeks" column (see end of column)


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Radio In Vivo: Your Link to the Triangle Science Community is a one-hour interview program, focusing on one scientific topic per week. Typically, but not exclusively, scientific activities and personalities local to the Research Triangle area of North Carolina are featured.

Ernie Hood, a freelance science writer based in Hillsborough, North Carolina, produces and hosts Radio In Vivo. Please click the "About Ernie" link to your left to learn more about Ernie's services and experience.

Radio In Vivo airs each Wednesday from 11 AM-12 noon Eastern time on WCOM-FM 103.5, Carrboro's low-power community radio station. Although WCOM's air signal is only available within Carrboro and parts of Chapel Hill, the station does stream on the Web, so anyone anywhere with high-speed Internet service can listen via computer.

Click on the "Archive/Program Schedule" link to your left to download previous programs and see upcoming guests, topics, and planned air dates.

Past broadcasts of Radio In Vivo are also available for download or podcasting on the station's website. To access the station's complete program archive, click on the "Podcast" link on the station's homepage.

As a community radio station staffed exclusively by volunteers, WCOM has an ongoing need for financial support from listeners and the community. Please inquire if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the station, or would be interested in providing underwriting funding in exchange for on-air announcements acknowledging your support.


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Email Ernie here.

Ernie Hood hosts Radio In Vivo

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