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Posing as Scientific Authorities, Planted to Spread Confusion

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The secretive world of the charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities – while spreading confusion about public health threats.
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Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston's New Collaboration

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The multi-award winning artist Art Spiegelman and critically acclaimed jazz composer Phillip Johnston talk about their collaboration, “Wordless!”
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Science, Art, and Music Collide!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The world of scientific pundits-for-hire. Comedy and physics collide in a live event. Dave Barry's life lessons. Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston's collaboration, “Wordless!”
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Lidia Bastianich's New Children's Book Brings Kids Into the Kitchen

Monday, March 02, 2015

Lidia Bastianich talks about her new children’s book, and reminisces about growing up on the farm, raising chickens, and gathering their eggs.
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Low and Slow: The Lost Art of Braising

Monday, March 02, 2015

James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Michael Ruhlman talks about braising and his new book, How to Braise. 
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When Government Agencies Friend Tech Companies

Monday, March 02, 2015

Journalist Robert Scheer discusses how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and offers a defense of privacy and democracy.
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Recipe: Michael Ruhlman's Braised Fennel

Monday, March 02, 2015

Fennel is a delicious, underused vegetable that is perfect for braising.
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Recipe: Michael Ruhlman's Braised Chicken Thighs, Coq au Vin Style

Monday, March 02, 2015

Originally a French preparation for stewing a tough old rooster, coq au vin re­mains a great method for preparing chicken, notably the legs or, here, just the thighs.
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Recipe: Lidia Bastianich's Chicken and Potatoes

Monday, March 02, 2015

Chicken and potatoes, fried together in a big skillet so they are crisp and moist at the same time, is Lidia's mother’s specialty. 
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Recipe: Michael Ruhlman's Pot Roast

Monday, March 02, 2015

Two variations on a classic pot roast dish.
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Cooking With The Whole Family

Monday, March 02, 2015

Robert Scheer on government surveillance. Michael Ruhlman on braising. Lidia Bastianich's new children’s book about growing up on the farm, raising chickens, and gathering their eggs.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Workplace Surveillance, David Ives & Tracking Your Medical Searches

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Epidemic of Campus Sexual Assault

Friday, February 27, 2015

One in five college women is sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. 
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Tribute: Leonard Nimoy

Friday, February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic role of the cold and calculating officer Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," died today at the age of 83. Listen to our 2002 interview with Nimoy here.
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So Close to Humans, So Far Extinct

Friday, February 27, 2015

Around 60,000 years ago, humans migrated out of Africa. But, they were not alone. Neanderthals play an important role in the story of human evolution.
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You Won't Get That Out of Franzen! A Web Extra Starring Daniel Handler

Friday, February 27, 2015

Daniel Handler on who he reads, how he writes, where he writes, and a few extra things too.
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Covering Campus Assault. Understanding Our Origins.

Friday, February 27, 2015

In "The Hunting Ground," Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering reveal the epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses. Please Explain is all about Neanderthals!
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What the FDA Won't Tell You About Your Medication

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When the FDA finds evidence of fraud or misconduct, it doesn't notify the public, the medical establishment, or even the scientific community. 
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Tribute: Bruce Sinofsky

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When Bruce Sinofsky died recently from complications of diabetes at the age of 58, Damien Echols, one of the “West Memphis 3,” tweeted: “I will never forget his part in saving my life.”
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The Other Risk of Looking Up Medical Information Online

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Many companies that dispense health advice also collect, track, and sell our search queries to a variety of sources.
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