Science

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.

Rising Food Prices

April 16, 2008

Food prices are on the rise at home and abroad. World leaders are calling for action to ease the crisis. Our panel of experts will discuss what’s behind the higher prices and what, if anything, can be done about them in the short and...

The Future of Radio

March 27, 2008

A proposed merger between satellite radio providers XM and Sirius received Justice Department approval in part because of competition from audio technologies. How iPods, the internet, and new technology are challenging traditional radio.

Matthew Parker: "Panama Fever" (Doubleday)

March 26, 2008

The Panama Canal remains one of the engineering marvels of all time. Author Matthew Parker examines the cost - in lives and treasure - of what Theodore Roosevelt called 'one of the great works of the world.'

Eleanor Clift: "Two Weeks of Life" (Basic Books)

March 23, 2008

Journalist Eleanor Clift recounts the final weeks of two lives in March 2005. While her husband, Tom Brazaitis, died quietly at home, the end of Terri Schiavo's life dominated the national news and demanded the attention of all three...

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