Science

New Rules for the Auto Industry

May 20, 2009

President Obama announces plans to dramatically accelerate fuel efficiency and emissions standards.

Barbara Bradley Hagerty: "Fingerprints of God"

May 19, 2009

Some researchers claim humans may be "hard-wired" to believe in God. N-P-R's religion reporter discusses her search to uncover whether science can explain belief in a higher power.

Joshua Cooper Ramo: "The Age of the Unthinkable" (Little Brown)

May 6, 2009

A leading global strategist offers a revolutionary model for thriving in these unpredictable times.

The Fate of the Newspaper Industry

May 6, 2009

Senator John Kerry calls a hearing on the future of newspapers as "The Boston Globe" faces the threat of closure. A look at the fate of the newspaper industry in the midst of a recession.

Swine Flu Update

May 4, 2009

Diane and her guests provide an update on government efforts to prepare the public for a possible pandemic without prompting an overreaction.

Andrea Wulf: "The Brother Gardeners" (Knopf) (Rebroadcast)

May 3, 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.

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.

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