Jul. 23, 2010
We'll get the latest on HIV and AIDS news from the International AIDS conference in Vienna.
May. 01, 2009
We'll get the latest on the outbreak of Type A, H1N1 influenza. What are researchers learning from studying the virus -- and how are doctors and other health professionals dealing with its spread?
Jul. 25, 2008
The National Institutes of Health has decided to cancel a large-scale test of an experimental AIDS vaccine, saying that more focused research was needed on the way such vaccines interact with the immune system. We'll talk with Anthony Fauci, head of the N
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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.'