About 20 percent of human genes have been patented by private companies, universities or the government. The ACLU, however, is challenging these patents in a case that the Supreme Court will hear next week.Read more ›
Financial adviser Ruth Hayden discusses what it takes to have a healthy financial relationship and avoid money stress.Read more ›
Architect Peter Williams founded Architecture for Health in Vulnerable Environments (ARCHIVE) to improve global health through better design. Having access to better housing can prevent tuberculosis, AIDS and malaria.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.