Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Diane and her guests talk about the latest information on the deadly shootings at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: the university police and administration’s handling of the two attacks, what is known about the shooter, and questions from the community and on campuses around the country.
- Beverly Amsler Morning Edition host for NPR member station WVTF in Roanoke, Va. WVTF is a licensee of Virginia Tech University, serving southwestern Virginia, including Blacksburg, Va
- Susan Riseling chief of police for the University of Wisconsin at Madison and vice president at large of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
- Fox Butterfield author and former New York Times reporter (38 years)
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