Wednesday, Dec 31 12 p.m. (ET)

“The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov” (Rebroadcast)

He's been described as the "Indiana Jones of Botany" and the "father of modern plant genetics." In the early 20th century, Russian botanist Nikolai Vavilov amassed a collection of 250,000 seed varieties, developing innovative theories...

Wednesday, Dec 31 12:27 p.m. (ET)

Francis Crick & DNA (Rebroadcast)

He was an idiosyncratic biologist who arguably made his important scientific announcement in a British pub. A look at the life of Francis Crick -- who discovered the double helix structure of DNA and helped us better understand the...

Wednesday, Dec 31 1 p.m. (ET)

Food Politics and Animal Rights (Rebroadcast)

Does your dinner table reflect your worldview? Americans of all political persuasions are thinking more about where their food comes from - whether it's grown locally or raised in a humane way. Kojo talks with the leader of the country's...

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