Breast cancer and other changes in breast health may be a signal for all human health. With Florence Williams, author of Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, Ted Schettler, author of the Ecology of Breast Cancer, and Connie Engel of the Breast Cancer Fund.

Direct download: Ep7_Breasts_Final.mp3
Category:breast cancer -- posted at: 9:35am PDT

A chat with Deborah Blum, a Pulitzer Prize winning science journalist and author of The Poisoner’s Handbook, which uncovers the birth of modern forensic science. And a leading toxicologist tells us why the dose doesn't always make the poison.

Direct download: Ep6_PoisonsByTheDose_Final.mp3
Category:toxic chemicals -- posted at: 5:31am PDT

We learn about geoengineering and take a quiz: guess which one is NOT a real proposal to cool the planet. Also, how the chemical industry distorted science for decades, and genetic science clashes with human rights in the Grand Canyon.

Direct download: Ep5_BlindedByScience_Final.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 5:49am PDT

A scientist, a lawyer and a beekeeper on pesticides, Bee Colony Collapse and what we can do about it. Also Queen Latifah, nut farmers, and should worker bees seek OSHA protections.

Direct download: Ep4_BUZZBEES_FINAL.mp3
Category:pesticides -- posted at: 4:27am PDT

We learn about infant formula, hermaphroditic frogs, and why your taint is shrinking. Eveline Lubbers studies corporate campaigns to undermine human rights and environmental activists. We speak to her, and to Dr. Tyrone Hayes, who has been the subject of attacks by a leading pesticide company after his studies shows their blockbuster product feminizes male frogs.

Direct download: B4uLeap_Ep3_CorpsAttackFinal.mp3
Category:corporate crime -- posted at: 6:46pm PDT

We discuss synthetic biology, Silkwood (the movie), the color purple (not the movie) and why we should have stuck with khaki! Our guests are Jim Thomas of the ETC Group, whistleblower Becky McClain, and independent researcher Edward Hammond.

Direct download: B4uLeap_Ep2_BioBewareFinal.mp3
Category:genetic engineering -- posted at: 12:07pm PDT

We speak to three Bay Area activist-Dads about fatherhood and progressive activism. 

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Category:parenting -- posted at: 7:06pm PDT