Insight With Beth Ruyak

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Monday, August 29, 2016 Permalink

Insight: Political Junkie / RNA For Bacterial Detection / Drunkorexia / "Science In Motion"

NIH Image Gallery / Flickr

NIH Image Gallery / Flickr


  • Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio

    This Week In The Press For Presidential Candidates

    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.

  • NIH Image Gallery / Flickr

    How RNA Could Reduce Need For Spinal Taps And Blood Samples For Infants With Fevers

    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.

  • Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr

    Drunkorexia A Common Problem For College Students

    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 Prepares To Unveil "Science In Motion" Exhibit

    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.

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