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Wednesday In Depth: March 28, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    The lost art of medical diagnosis

    When was the last time you had an extensive, hands-on, physical exam in the doctor's office? With a push for technology and hyper-specialization in the medical world, many fear that the art of general diagnosis and the teaching of good diagnostic practices may be fading.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    Jonah Lehrer on how creativity works

    Jonah Lehrer, Wired contributing editor and author, will join The Daily Circuit Wednesday to talk about his latest book "Imagine: How Creativity Works." His book looks at scientific invention and artistic breakthroughs through psychological and neurological research.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    Bad bosses

    A bad boss can make your work life miserable. But new research shows a bad boss can also hurt your family life, health and personal morale. We wanted to know more about research on the topic and get some advice on getting out of bad work environments. How should one cope and when should one just find a new job?

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The Daily Circuit Blog

  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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