Practicing naturopath physician, Dr. Joanne Conaway left mainstream medicine, rejecting the conventional approach of treating symptoms with pharmaceuticals. In the first half, she discussed what she believes are more effective methods of restoring health, and primarily how a healthy gut and microbiome promotes normal gastrointestinal function and provides protection from infection, increased absorption, and the regulation of one's metabolism. Midweek Open Lines were featured in the latter half.
A small ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum in England has been slowly moving on its accord. Curator Campbell Price recorded the statue using time-lapse video and discovered that it rotated counter-clockwise during daylight hours. Physicist Brian Cox has speculated that the statue's movement may be caused by the vibration of museum visitors' footsteps. Further details at LiveScience.