Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
The recent news that Senator John McCain underwent surgery to remove two melanomas focused attention on the dangers of skin cancer. Guest host Kathy Merritt talks with medical experts about the different kinds of skin cancer, and about the latest research being done on new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.
- Jean-Claude Bystryn professor in the department of dermatology at the New York School of Medicine
- Dr. Stephen Katz National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health
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