The science of taste (and smells) is the subject of the 11:00 a.m. hour on The Daily Circuit on Thursday, May 30. Kerri Miller talks with Stuart Firestein, who chairs the biology sciences department at Columbia University. Firestein is participating in “The Taste of Science,” an event at this year’s World Science Festival in New Read more →
Archives for May 2013
“Think about how hard it would be for Dayton to run against a moderate, Republican woman. Yikes.”
When Adam Marcus told his graduate students to do something “full-scale” for their final project, he didn’t think the semester would end with a school bus-house hybrid parked behind Rapson Hall. “I said, ‘We’re going to do full scale,’” said Marcus, a University of Minnesota Architecture School design fellow. “And Hank said, ‘I’m gonna buy Read more →
Now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the same-sex marriage bill into law, we asked the participants on this week’s Roundtable for advice on how to bridge gaps between Minnesotans who support same-sex marriage and those who oppose it. Jim Wallis, author of “On God’s Side,” thinks we are on the cusp of a nationwide Read more →
Kerri Miller offers a look inside the thoughts of an autism pioneer.
“Gatsby as a literary creation leaves me cold. Like one of those manicured European parks patrolled on all sides by officious gendarmes, it is pleasant to look at, but you will not find any people inside.”
James Baldwin is “still ahead of us by 10 years in terms of understanding and thinking about and talking about race.”