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Dr. Tulaczyk, a glaciologist from UC Santa Cruz, studies the lakes, floods, and ice quakes that occur under the giant glaciers of Antarctica. He is among only 200 scientists world-wide who study ice sheet dynamics and its role in climate change. Join us as we talk with Dr. William Fry, emeritus professor at Stanford University and the father of gelotology, the study of humor and laughter, and their effects on the human body. Interview with Ice Stories correspondent and archeologist, Ann Jensen. Daniel Lum talks about the importance of the Bowhead whale to the native Barrow community. Daniel Lum talks about the traditional village site in Barrow called Nuvuk. Daniel Lum talks about the changes in ocean ice near Barrow. Interview with Paolo Paulo Olivas about his research at the Barrow Environmental Observatory (BEO). Paulo Olivas points out the different equipment he uses to measure the amount of greenhouse gases being released from the tundra. Dr. Tejal Desai of UCSF talks about the intersection of nanotechnology and medicine, an area of research that has dramatic implications for the future. It could lead to artificially engineered tissues, or more effective drug delivery. It could also result in new kinds of health monitoring devices, as Dr. Thomas Murray, from the Hastings Center, explains. The Teacher Institute's own food and entertainment maven takes us on a whirlwind tour of our golden city. Find out about the cheapest eats, the best place to see Art Deco or to go kayaking, and where to get insulted while you get your sandwich. These are Modesto's opinions; they don't represent the Exploratorium or its funders.