April 27, 2017
Insight: Political Junkie / RNA For Bacterial Detection / Drunkorexia / "Science In Motion"
The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment.
A new method to detect bacterial infections in infant babies could save not only time, but the need for antibiotics and hospitalization. UC Davis Professor Nathan Kuppermann talks about how looking at RNA could replace spinal taps and blood samples.
A prevalent trend in colleges is starving oneself to compensate calorie intake from alcohol. With us Monday are Jennifer Lombardi from the Eating Recovery Center and Rebecca Thompson from Sacramento State to talk about drunkorexia.
Powerhouse Science Center is opening a new exhibit Sept. 3; within a few years, the Powerhouse staff hopes to be building out its new location downtown along the Sacramento River. Joining us to talk about the project is CEO Harry Laswell.