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Termites on Kenyan Savanna,Treating Mental Illness in Sudan

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 68: Termites are key to the savanna ecosystem in Kenya. People in Sudan are combining spiritual healing with modern Western-style psychiatrists. Transgenic cotton suffers a setback in China. more »

Globalizing American Psyche, Reburying Copernicus

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 67: A West African community in New York deals with its mentally ill members. Author Ethan Watters argues America is exporting its notions of mental illnesses. Copernicus gets a reburial ceremony. more »

Going Mad The American Way

By Ethan Watters

Forum 14: "America is homogenizing the way the world goes mad," writes Ethan Watters, author of Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche. Chat with Watters about mental health and culture. more »

Frogs at Risk, Flu Redux, Bumbling Bees

By admin

Podcast 14: Swine flu may not be so bad after all. Good news and bad on climate. An aircraft manufacturer tries to green its image. A giant frog flies to safety. more »