In the first half of the program, host Richard Syrett welcomed founder and director of the Palmistry Institute, Vernon Mahabal, who discussed the practice of palm reading. Open Lines followed in the latter half.
In an effort to understand the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder, an Australian research group has begun attaching tiny geolocation tags to the backs of over 5,000 bees. The devices will monitor the movement of the insects and allow researchers to know if and when their normally habitual behavior goes awry, thus providing potential clues to the source of CCD. More here.