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Shots - Health News

From Medical Maggots To Stench Soup, 'Grunt' Explores The Science Of Warfare

When it comes to curiosity, science writer Mary Roach describes herself as someone who is "very out there." Her new book, Grunt, looks at some scientific developments that help keep soldiers safe.

From Medical Maggots To Stench Soup, 'Grunt' Explores The Science Of Warfare
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Interviews

From The 'Fresh Air' Archives: G. Gordon Liddy On Conquering His Fears

In 1973, Liddy was convicted for his role in the conspiracy to burglarize and bug the Democratic Party's headquarters at the Watergate office complex. Originally broadcast in 1980.

From The 'Fresh Air' Archives: G. Gordon Liddy On Conquering His Fears
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Music Reviews

Kindred Spirits Cuong Vu And Pat Metheny Come Together In A New Jazz Album

Growing up, trumpeter Vu found inspiration in Metheny's music. Now the two collaborate on the album, Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny. Kevin Whitehead says the record showcases their musical chemistry.

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Music Interviews

Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'

The Roots' drummer discusses the artistry involved in creating a great meal. "I'm more obsessed with the journey ... than the destination," Questlove says. Originally broadcast April 27, 2016.

Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'
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Interviews

Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman

Marc Maron talks about sobriety and his "uncomfortable" comfort zone. Linguist Geoff Nunberg weighs in on the phrase "I feel like." Rabbi Susan Silverman discusses anxiety, faith and adoption.

Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman
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