Tag: Syria

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P.I.D. Radio 6/15/14: ISIS Rising

NEWS REPORTS from Iraq depict ISIS as a brutal terror organization that may force the American military to return. But until recently, the US government was sending money and weapons to these guys to help them fight the government of Syria. What in the world is going on over there?

P.I.D. Radio 10/20/13: The (Radioactive) Shadow of Arafat

HE JUST won’t go away.  Those of us old enough to remember Yasser Arafat are probably somewhat surprised that the former leader of the Palestinian Authority, who died in 2004,… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 8/5/13: Spies of Life

SPIES HAVE dominated the news of late — the NSA spying scandal has revealed that the US government is basically tracking all our electronic communications. Today we discuss a couple… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 7/13/13: Of (Genetically Engineered) Mice and Men

RESEARCHERS IN England announced this week the creation of genetically-engineered mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their bodies.  The government there has pledged tens of millions of… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 7/8/13: Virtually Real

A COUPLE in Philadelphia recently gave birth to a baby from an embryo selected through a cutting-edge procedure called “next-generation sequencing”.  This technology was developed to read whole genomes cheaply… Read more »