Best Of: The 'New Science' Of Breathing / The Migration Of All Living Things : Fresh Air Humans typically take about 25,000 breaths per day — often without a second thought. We talk with journalist James Nestor about how breath work can affect your overall health. His book is 'Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.'

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead looks at what he calls the "stock jazz-movie ending," a basic plot element subject to many variations.

When living things cross into new territory, they are often viewed as threats. But science writer Sonia Shah, who has written a new book — 'The Next Great Migration' — says the "invaders" are just following biology.
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Best Of: The 'New Science' Of Breathing / The Migration Of All Living Things

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Best Of: The 'New Science' Of Breathing / The Migration Of All Living Things

Best Of: The 'New Science' Of Breathing / The Migration Of All Living Things

Best Of: The 'New Science' Of Breathing / The Migration Of All Living Things

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Humans typically take about 25,000 breaths per day — often without a second thought. We talk with journalist James Nestor about how breath work can affect your overall health. His book is 'Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.'

Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead looks at what he calls the "stock jazz-movie ending," a basic plot element subject to many variations.

When living things cross into new territory, they are often viewed as threats. But science writer Sonia Shah, who has written a new book — 'The Next Great Migration' — says the "invaders" are just following biology.