Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

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  • The year in science
    It's been a big year in science. We get the scoop on the scientific highs, lows and new trends from 2011.9:06 a.m.
    Robert Coontz: Deputy news editor for physical sciences at Science Magazine.
    Mitch Waldrop: Features editor at the journal Nature.
  • The nature of memory
    Earlier this week, The Minnesota Supreme Court heard a case to determine whether repressed memories can be used in a church sexual abuse lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed decades after the alleged sexual abuse occured, falls well outside the court's statute of limitations. The alleged victim, however, claims that he repressed the memory of the abuse, and that it only resurfaced in 2002. Craig Stark joins us to discuss the nature of memory and what we can learn by studying how our memory goes awry.9:45 a.m.
    Craig Stark: Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine.
  • Martha Reeves in studio ahead of Dakota Jazz date
    Martha Reeves started as a secretary at Motown's Hitsville USA studio before becoming one of the labels' biggest stars. She joins Midmorning to talk about her music, career and the glory years of Motown. She also performs tonight at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis.10:06 a.m.

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