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

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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  • Your Inner FishFish fingers
    The discovery of a prehistoric fish with primitive hands showed how these creatures were able to crawl on land. Paleontologist Neil Shubin says humans have much more in common with ancient fish than we realize.9:06 a.m.
    Neil Shubin: Provost of the Field Museum of Natural History and author of "Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body." He led the team that discovered Tiktaalik, a 375-million-year-old fossil.
  • SpiderThe spider woman
    Midmorning looks at the wonderful world of arachnids, with a biologist who travels the globe collecting spiders and studying their venom.10:06 a.m.
    Greta Binford: Professor of biology at Lewis & Clark College. She's the subject of the recent New Yorker profile "Spider Woman: Hunting venomous species in the basements of Los Angeles."

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