November 29, 2006

Iran And The U.S.

With William G. Miller (former Political Officer in the U.S. Embassy, Tehran 1962-64, Head of the Iran Project at Search for Common Ground and a Senior Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars)


November 28, 2006

Food Safety

With Michael R. Taylor (Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, University Fellow at Resources for the Future and former Administrator of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Program)


November 28, 2006

Energy Efficient Building Design

With Achilles Karagiozis (Senior Engineer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory), and Hartwig Kuenzel (Head of the Department of Hygrothermics at the Fraunhofer Institut Bauphysk), and William Rose (Research Architect at the University of Illinois Building Research Council)


November 24, 2006

WHY GENDER MATTERS

WHY GENDER MATTERS: WHAT PARENTS AND TEACHERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE EMERGING SCIENCE OF SEX DIFFERENCES

With Leonard Sax, M.D. (Family Physician, Psychologist, and the Founder of the National Association for Single Sex Public Education)


November 22, 2006

The Honey Bee Genome Project

Guest: Gene Robinson.

The honey bee not only plays a crucial role in our economy and food supply, but has also become an important research tool for scientists studying disease, development, and social behavior. Today on Focus, University of Illinois biologist Gene Robinson joins the show to talk about the effort to decode the DNA of the honey bee and the light its study could cast on human health and behavior as well.


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