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A year ago, a fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas, killed 15 people and wounded 160. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reflects on how to avoid a future catastrophe.
Health officials are making an extra push for vaccination against mumps in C...
Officials in Columbus, Ohio, are scrambling to contain a burst of mumps cases. There's a new clinic open for vaccinations, and Ohio State University is teaching students how to protect themselves.
The classical pianist has recorded with the world's greatest orchestras. We've invited him to play a game called "You make men irresistible to women!" Originally broadcast Aug. 30, 2013.
Goodwin's an expert on presidents of the past, so we'll quiz her on presidents of the future — three questions about leaders from science fiction. Originally broadcast Jan. 18, 2014.
Our panelists each tell us about a new way to turn away unwanted advances, only one of which is real.
We listen back to a round of questions for our panel, in which Paula took certain issue with the scientific method.