The Moth Radio Hour 601

167x120 image for tm120805the_moth_radio_hour_A special live edition of The Moth's collaboration with the World Science Festival. An astrophysicist discovers wild parallels in her research and romantic life; a surgeon details his involvement in one of the world's first-ever hand transplants; and a geneticist is called to testify in a murder case and lays the groundwork for DNA fingerprinting as forensic evidence. Hosted by Jay Allison. (Some stories are emotionally intense and not for children.)

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