cold http://iowapublicradio.org en The 'Core' of Iowa Education http://iowapublicradio.org/post/core-iowa-education <p>In the first half of this program, host Ben Kieffer talks with two members of the new Iowa Department of Education&nbsp;commission&nbsp;charged with strengthening the core curriculum. &nbsp;Guests are D.T. Magee, the&nbsp;Executive Director of the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, and&nbsp;Tom Downs, Executive Director of the Iowa Association of School Boards.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the second half, hear about new attention given to sexual assault, doubling of propane prices, and what is behind the latest cold weather.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:34:51 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 35232 at http://iowapublicradio.org The 'Core' of Iowa Education Cameras, Compromise, 'Codone, 'The Catch,' and Cold http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cameras-compromise-codone-catch-and-cold <p>In this 'News Buzz' edition of River to River, hear about new rules for traffic cameras in Iowa, a stopgap farm bill passed in the U.S. House, a new hydrocodone-related drug which is meeting opposition from Iowa's Attorney General, the Hawkeyes will meet LSU, and what's with the early bout of cold weather?</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:22:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 33493 at http://iowapublicradio.org Cameras, Compromise, 'Codone, 'The Catch,' and Cold How Humans Tolerate Cold Weather http://iowapublicradio.org/post/how-humans-tolerate-cold-weather <p>Humans developed in warm climates, but eventually our ancestors made their way into colder and more inhospitable regions.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer talks with physiologist <a href="http://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/people/kevin-kregel">Kevin Kregel</a> and anthropologist <a href="http://clas.uiowa.edu/anthropology/people/robert-g-franciscus">Robert Franciscus</a> of the University of Iowa about how humans have acclimated to cold and challenging environments.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:51:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 32939 at http://iowapublicradio.org How Humans Tolerate Cold Weather