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Wednesday In Depth: April 4, 2012

  • 9:20 a.m.

    Inside the brains of dolphins

    Dolphins have big, complicated brains. Diana Reiss, an expert on the behavior of dolphins, will talk about the intelligence, self-awareness and extraordinary potential of dolphins.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    'We're With Nobody': Digging up a politician's dirt

    Opposition research has become a staple of almost all elections and two researchers -- Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian -- know just how dirty politics can get. We'll go inside the process of digging up the dirt on candidates.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    The patent wars: Yahoo vs. Facebook

    Facebook is stepping up its patent dispute with Yahoo by filing its own lawsuit against the struggling Internet icon. The buying and selling of patents is nothing new in the tech world. Some companies specialize and profit big from "trolling" for patents and suing over the smallest infringement.

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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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