Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has fueled a boom in looted antiquities. New efforts to stem the tide include monitoring archaeological sites from space. The fight to preserve the world's cultural heritage sites.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Stephen Heywood was 29 when he learned he was dying of ALS – Lou Gehrig’s disease. His older brother Jamie transformed himself from a mechanical into a genetic engineer in a race to cure the incurable. Pulitzer-prize winning author Jonathan Weiner tells the story of the brothers’ journey to the edge of medicine.
- Jonathan Weiner Pulitzer Prize winning author of "The Beak of the Finch," "Time, Love, Memory," "Planet Earth," and "The Next One Hundred Years."
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