Shots - Health News
11:05 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Human Scent Is Even Sweeter For Malaria Mosquitoes

An Anopheles gambiae mosquito feasts on a human.
Jim Gathany CDC

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 12:13 pm

People smell yummy to mosquitoes.

So yummy, in fact, that our scent is a big way the pesky insects track us down.

But just how much mosquitoes like Eau de Human may not be entirely up to the bugs.

Mosquitoes are more attracted to human odors when they're infected with the malaria parasite, scientists reported Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE.

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The Two-Way
10:55 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Almost Nerd Wars: 'Doctor Who' & 'Star Wars' Fans Have Spat

Darth Vader or The Doctor? Pick your champion.
Lewis Whyld/Andrew Matthews PA Photos/Landov

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 3:20 pm

Some stories are indeed too good to be true.

This BBC headline had us punching the Two-Way control board to go to light speed in pursuit of appropriate puns:

"Star Wars and Doctor Who fans clash at Norwich convention"

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Music
10:44 am
Thu May 16, 2013

The Exchange, May 14

folk and roots music, and live performances and interviews with local musicians.

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Music
10:38 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Terminal Addiction, May 14

Classic and contemporary hard core punk and oi!

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Music
10:31 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Passport to Modern Jazz, May 14

Exploration of modern jazz and its origins with your host D'jalma Garnier.

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Music
10:30 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Night Train Jazz, May 14

Mellow Jazz

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Music
9:56 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, May 14

music programming with news and interviews on local arts and events, CD and concert ticket giveaways and live in-studio performances. BROADcasting is the operative word here. You can hear just about any form of music on the program ranging from Old-Timey and Bluegrass to classic and contemporary songwriters, Pop, Blues, Soul, Rock, Jazz, Poetry and the Avant Garde.

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Music
9:55 am
Thu May 16, 2013

The Flip Side, May 13

Soul and R&B hits and grooves from way back and today.

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Music
9:53 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Medicine Ball Caravan, May 13

music programming with news and interviews on local arts and events, CD and concert ticket giveaways and live in-studio performances. BROADcasting is the operative word here. You can hear just about any form of music on the program ranging from Old-Timey and Bluegrass to classic and contemporary songwriters, Pop, Blues, Soul, Rock, Jazz, Poetry and the Avant Garde.

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Music
9:49 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Apres Midi, May 13

A sampling of modern and traditional Classical Music.

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