Maryn McKenna’s newsroom nickname is Scary Disease Girl. She’s reported on the CDC team investigating the anthrax-letter attacks, a graveyard that held victims of the 1918 flu, a malaria hospital, and a polio-eradication team in India.
Professor James McCanney argued for the urgent need for humans to colonize outer space, as he believes the survival of the species depends on it. Author Howard Bloom joined in the conversation for the latter half of the show. A founding member of the Space Development Steering Committee, which has researched space solar power, he too believes it is urgent for the human race to start space colonization. First hour guest, journalist Maryn McKenna reported on the global threat posed by an antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ... More »Host: George Noory