A History Of Breakfast, Kenya Terror Attack, Citizen Scientists

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Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett talk about the history of what’s often called the most important meal of the day – breakfast. Then they discuss this weekend’s terror attacks on an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi. Plus, how ordinary citizens are helping scientists gather important information.

Featured in this Show

  • Breakfast: A History

    It’s deemed the most important meal of the day, but many of us don’t take the time to truly enjoy it. Our guest food writer takes us through the ups and downs of the cultural history of breakfast.

  • Kenya Terror Attacks

    Terrorists attacked an upscale shopping mall this weekend in Nairobi, Kenya. Our guest explains who was behind the attack and how the events in Kenya trace back to Somalia.

  • More Reliance on Citizen Scientist Information

    The Wildlife Data Integration Network is trying to create a more complete picture of wildlife health by incorporating information from Twitter, citizen scientists, news reports, and government data. Two of its staff people will explain how this initiative is working and what you can do to help!

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Heather Arndt Anderson Guest
  • Jeremi Suri Guest
  • Megan Hines Guest
  • Cris Marsh Guest

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