Rob Dunn

Feb. 13, 2015

Tales of Broken Hearts

In The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Rob Dunn writes of the creative—and sometimes tragic—ways that scientists and surgeons have sought to mend the maladies of the heart.

books, bar room brawl

May. 24, 2013

Having a Dog May Mean Having Extra Microbes

Houses with dogs had more types of bacteria, say researchers who surveyed surfaces in 40 homes.

bacteria, ecosystems, surfaces, microbiology, germs, dirt, dogs, Rob Dunn, of North Carolina State University

Jul. 22, 2011

Exploring The Wild Life Of Our Bodies

Biologist Rob Dunn explains how the organisms that share our world have shaped us.

organisms, bacteria, skin, bodies, microbes, bugs


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Museum Mania


Mystery Box

Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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