As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Stress may be caused by reading about the financial meltdown on Wall Street, filling your car with four dollar gasoline, or simply talking to your troublesome spouse or teenager. We talk to a neurobiologist about the mammalian stress response, and what baboons in Africa can teach us about working in an office cubicle.
- Robert Sapolsky Neurobiologist; Professor of Biology and Neurology, Stanford University; Research Associate, the Institute of Primate Research, National Museum of Kenya; and author, "Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers" (Owl/Henry Holt)
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