Oct. 09, 2009
If you're a doctor, how do you take care of patients that can't tell you where it hurts? In this hour of Science Friday, we'll take a look at what vets do. From large animal-, to small animal-, to research vets, we'll get an inside look at the practice of
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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food
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Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants...
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Age of Wonder
Ira talks with Richard Holmes, author of 'The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.'