The Future Of Urban Life

This hour, we’ll talk about how cities can deal with climate change, income equality and other challenges with Jonathan Rose, author of “The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life” (Harper Wave).

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A More Sustainable Food System

This hour, we’ll talk about why some food regulations may have unintended consequences – and about how we can more efficiently feed the country – with food lawyer Baylen J. Linnekin. He’s the author of “Biting the Hands That Feed Us: How Fewer, Smarter Laws Would Make Our Food System More Sustainable.”

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A Boy’s Gift To Science

When Sarah Gray was given the devastating news that one of the twin sons she was carrying wasn’t going to live, she decided to donate his organ’s to medical research. This hour, we’ll talk with her about that experience, which she writes about in “A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Story of One Boy’s Gift to Medical Science.”

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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.”

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