How Genes Change Our Lives, Corn Biofuels Gets Bad Rap, Inside Walter Reed

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Our genes can affect our health and our behavior. Rob Ferrett and Gene Purcell’s guest has gone deeper in the conventional nature versus nurture debate to reveal some fascinating findings. We’ll also get an inside look into Walter Reed Army Medical Center from a physical therapist who worked there, and check up on a report that indicates biofuels made from corn residue may release more greenhouse gases than gasoline.

Featured in this Show

  • How Our Genes Change Us; How We Change Our Genes

    Did you know that a traumatic experience could scar not only you but also your genes? How do our genes affect our health and our behavior? And, how do our experiences affect our genes?

  • Some Biofuels Get Bad Rap

    A new study indicates that biofuels made from corn residue release more greenhouse gases in the short term than conventional gasoline. A look at biofuels that may harm the environment.

  • A Physical Therapist's Life Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center

    A physical therapist talks about her experience working in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where she treated severely injured soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Sharon Moalem Guest
  • Michael Kraft Guest
  • Adele Levine Guest

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