Science

Andrea Wulf: "The Brother Gardeners" (Knopf)

April 30, 2009

How a colonial American farmer with a passion for plants and a group of eighteenth century explorers, botanists, and collectors triggered the English obsession with gardens and gardening.

Bill Gates Sr: Showing Up for Life (Doubleday)

April 29, 2009

The father of Microsoft’s billionaire founder Bill Gates talks about family, friendship, and his work as co-chair of one of the world’s biggest philanthropic organizations.

Controversy over Chronic Lyme Disease (Rebroadcast)

April 26, 2009

Chronic Lyme Disease is one of the most controversial issues in medicine today. Diane and her guests discuss the battle over diagnosis, treatment, and whether Chronic Lyme Disease even exists.

Controversy over Chronic Lyme Disease

April 20, 2009

Chronic Lyme Disease is one of the most controversial issues in medicine today. Diane and her guests discuss the battle over diagnosis, treatment, and whether Chronic Lyme Disease even exists.

U.S. Cyber Security (Rebroadcast)

April 5, 2009

Tens of millions of personal computers may be infected by the conflicker virus. President Obama recently ordered a review all government cyber-security initiatives. The latest on threats to military, government, civilian and commercial...

Jack Horner: "How To Build A Dinosaur" (Dutton)

April 2, 2009

Advances in the science of evolutionary development could soon make it possible to create a living dinosaur. This creature would offer clues to the past, hope for future medical advances, and a host of ethical issues. Why extinct no...

U.S. Cyber Security

April 2, 2009

Tens of millions of personal computers may be infected by the �conflicker� virus. President Obama recently ordered a review all government cyber-security initiatives. The latest on threats to military, government, civilian...

The State of the U. S. Military

March 19, 2009

On the sixth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, a look at how the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are affecting the state of the U.S. military -- its troop levels, funding, and the role of technology in how wars are fought.

The State of the Newspaper Industry

March 11, 2009

The third largest newspaper chain in the U.S. is slashing sixteen-hundred jobs, while an increasing number of newspapers are closing or moving online. The state of the news industry, whether newspapers are necessary, and how you may get...

Ben Sherwood "The Survivors Club" (Grand Central) (Rebroadcast)

February 1, 2009

Every second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether an accident, crime, illness, or financial trouble. Some bounce back, others just give up. A journalist reveals the science and secrets of survivors and how to thrive in...

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