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.
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
Asperger’s syndrome is a neurological disorder, a form of autism. People with Asperger’s typically are very verbal and high-functioning, yet still have characteristics of autism. We’ll look at the range of severity within autism, and learn about the latest research into Asperger’s and autism.
Rebecca Landa recommends the book "Asperger’s Syndrome" by Tony Attwood
- Valerie Paradiz author of "Elijah's Cup" (Free Press) and parent of a child with Asperger's syndrome
- Rebecca Landa director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at the Kennedy Krieger Institute
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