This hour, we’ll talk about the scientists who risk their lives studying venom – and how their research is helping to produce live-saving drugs for humans. We’ll be joined by science journalist Christie Wilcox, author of “Venomous: How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry.”
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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This hour, as part of KERA’s American Graduate initiative, we’ll talk about how we can help young people process the many issues that contribute to these violent acts with a panel of child psychologists.
This hour, we’ll talk about the five most plausible places to look for alien life – from Mars’ subsoil ice to one of Saturn’s moons. We’ll be joined by University of Victoria astronomer Jon Willis, author of “All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life.”
This hour, we’ll talk about what older generations need to know about millennials’ values and how they vote. We’ll be joined by Paul Taylor, whose essay “It’s a Millennial World Now: Twelve Things to Know” appears in the summer issue of the Bush Institute journal The Catalyst.
This hour, we’ll talk about the benefits of seeking out wonder in our lives with Carlin Flora, who writes about the topic for Psychology Today.
This hour, we’ll talk about the power a president has to deploy our nuclear arsenal – and about how those decisions are made – with Stanford political science professor Scott Sagan, an expert on weapons of mass destruction.
This hour, we’ll talk about recent medical advancements that may have people seeing one day soon with David Dobbs. His story “A Cure in Sight” appears in the September issue of National Geographic magazine.
This hour, we’ll talk with C. Nicole Mason about her memoir, “Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America.”
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