Exploradio

JEFF ST.CLAIR / WKSU

Today’s entrepreneurs are developing new models for launching a business. There’s more emphasis on collaboration than ever before.  And a new group in Akron is working to bring together the elements entrepreneurs need to succeed.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at how Launch League is feeding Akron’s start-up ecosystem.

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Researchers in Cleveland have made a major breakthrough in our understanding of how a devastating disease cripples even the strongest among us.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at advances in treating the currently incurable ALS.

  

It’s one of the most famous farewells in sports history.

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The animals around us have long influenced our spiritual beliefs. For ancient Egyptians, the humble scarab beetle represented the passing of the sun across the sky, as well as the promise of redemption and rebirth.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at the mythology surrounding scarabs and meets a Cleveland researcher who has turned back the clock on their origins.

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An ongoing series at the University of Akron brings-in artists who are breaking down barriers between art and science.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair explores how the Synapse series is changing the way we view both disciplines.

You’re probably wearing one now.  The zipper is a ubiquitous fashion accessory whose design has remained relatively unchanged since it was invented one hundred years ago. 

But in this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair meets a young entrepreneur who’s working on a new approach that could undo the zipper industry.

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