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On Point with Tom Ashbrook

On Point is a live, two-hour morning news-analysis program, produced by WBUR 90.9 and NPR.More from On Point with Tom Ashbrook »

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The Surprising Science Behind Your Favorite Flavors

Did our sense of taste make us human? From evolution to culture, a new book explores the science and perception of flavor.

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Building A Smarter Team

From Silicon Valley to your office, some teams work better - and smarter - than others. We'll look at the surprising reasons why.

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How To Live Like A Victorian, Right Now

Brush your teeth with soot, stay away from water, wear a steel corset. We'll talk with the author of "How to be a Victorian." Strange ways from another age.

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Transition And Unease In The Arabian Peninsula

Yemen in turmoil, a new king in Saudi Arabia. We'll look at what's next for the Arabian Peninsula. Plus: the President's trip to the Indian subcontinent.

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Impartial Juries In A Media-Soaked Age

The Marathon bombing, the Aurora movie theater shootings, and the challenges of picking an impartial jury.

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