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    The Study Of Venom

    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.”

  • Bugs, Bugs & More Bugs

    Hour 1: Which insects are your favorites and which ones just give you the creeps? We’ll talk this hour with science writer Amy Stewart who covers the vast world of insects in her latest book “Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon’s Army & Other Diabolical Insects” (Algonquin Books, 2011). http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/136896132/KERA_136896132.mp3[Download MP3]