State of the arts Forget the image of a lonely, but productive artist. A new study says Minnesota's relatively high number of art centers are why the arts are flourishing here.9:06 a.m.
Ann Markusen: Professor of planning and public policy at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. She's the author of a new study, "Artists' Centers: Evolution and Impact on Artists, Neighborhoods, and Economies."
Animal invaders Throughout the world's history animals have pushed into new environments, resulting in the destruction of other species. That process is moving much faster now with the sometimes unwitting help of humans.10:06 a.m.
Alan Burdick: Senior editor at Discover magazine and the author of "Out of Eden."