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

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Terrorism after Bin Laden
    The killing of Osama Bin Laden was a blow to al-Qaeda, but what will be it's lasting impact on terrorism? A counterterrorism expert joins Midmorning to talk about how terror networks are organizing, planning, and recruiting in the post-Bin Laden era.9:06 a.m.
    Jarret Brachman: Counterterrorism specialist and assistant professor of security studies at North Dakota State University. He is the author of "Global Jihadism: Theory and Practice."
  • Electrocognition and mind reading
    An old technology called electrocorticography, or ECoG, uses electrodes placed on the surface of the brain to detect electrical signals coming from the brain itself. Now, researchers are using ECoG to read minds.10:06 a.m.
    Dr. Eric Leuthardt: Director of the Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology at Washington University School of Medicine.
    Dr. Jonathan R. Wolpaw: Chief Research Physician, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders at Wadsworth Center.
  • Is teen fiction too dark?
    Young adult literature is a booming genre in the publishing industry, but one reviewer says we should be concerned about how dark and lurid the offerings for adolescent readers have become.10:45 a.m.
    Meghan Cox Gurdon: Columnist for the Washington Examiner and book reviewer for the Wall Street Journal.

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