Earlier this week, contributing correspondent Emily Underwood and host Sarah Crespi talk about the surprising role of the vagus nerve – which connects the brain with organs such as the heart and digestive tract – in processes that were once thought to be controlled solely by the brain, such as consciousness. and memory.
Next, Sarah Katsanis, a research assistant professor at Lurie Children’s Hospital and Northwestern University, talks about best way to use DNA to reunite families which is separated by everything from government policies to natural disasters.
This week’s episode was produced with the help of Podigy.
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