With Thomas J. Bassett, Ph.D. (Professor of Geography, University of Illinois), and , and Alex Winter-Nelson, Ph.D. (Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois)
What if Eve's apple in the Garden of Eden was actually a banana? Today on Focus, we're joined by author Dan Koeppel to talk about the history of the popular fruit, as well as the danger it is currently facing from a fast-moving blight in plantations worldwide. In the race to save this beloved snack, bananas grown in test tubes may be our last hope.
With Gerald E. Galloway, Jr., P.E., Ph.D. (the Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Affiliate Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland)
Who's Your City? How The Creative Economy Is Making Where To Live The Most Important Decision Of Your LIfe
With Richard Florida (Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, Professor of Business and Creativity at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, Founder of the Creative Class Group, and Columnist for the Toronto Globe and Mail)