How Restaurants Are Doing, The Search For A Definition Of Living

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Restaurant workers at a New York bar and restaurant Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Kathy Willens/AP Photo

A restaurant owner and a Wisconsin restaurant advocate group leader talk to us about how these business and workers are managing the effects of the pandemic at this point. And we discuss all kinds of scientific definitions for what it means to be ‘alive’ with a science writer.

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  • Life, As Carl Zimmer Knows It

    A science writer shares some of his research looking into the different ways people in his field have sought to define (and challenge) what it means to be alive.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Laila Borokhim Guest
  • Kristine Hillmer Guest
  • Carl Zimmer Guest

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