Science

Unearthing American History

July 22, 2008

The archaeologists who recently discovered the remains of George Washington's boyhood home on how artifacts from the past can speak to us today.

Deep Brain Stimulation (Rebroadcast)

July 20, 2008

A discussion about the benefits, limitations, and long-term safety of deep brain stimulation and brain pacemaker implants in patients with neurological disorders.

Coping With the High Cost of Cancer Drugs

July 17, 2008

A discussion about the effectiveness of new cancer drugs and the impact of their high price on patients and doctors.

Deep Brain Stimulation

July 16, 2008

A discussion about the benefits, limitations, and long-term safety of deep brain stimulation and brain pacemaker implants in patients with neurological disorders.

Dr. Nicholas Dodman: "The Well-Adjusted Dog" (Houghton Mifflin)

July 15, 2008

The world-renowned animal behaviorist offers seven steps to manage and train dogs to be healthy and good canine citizens.

Naomi Baron: "Always On" (Oxford) (Rebroadcast)

July 13, 2008

A look at how mobile and on-line communication - from youtube and myspace to cell phones and text-messaging - is changing our language.

Naomi Baron: "Always On" (Oxford)

July 8, 2008

A look at how mobile and on-line communication - from youtube and myspace to cell phones and text-messaging - is changing our language.

Impact of the Internet on American Politics

July 7, 2008

Diane and her panel discuss concerns raised about information disseminated over the web.

Social Networking (Rebroadcast)

May 18, 2008

Facebook and Linked-in are two of the most popular on-line social networks, but there are now millions of others catering to all ages and a myriad of interests. A look at the growing appeal of on-line social networks and their value to...

David Rothenberg: "Thousand Mile Song" (Basic Books)

May 7, 2008

In his last book David Rothenberg explored why birds sing. Now he examines the mystery of whale songs. He travels the world to study and play duets with the world's largest mammals.

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