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John Markoff

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Senior writer for the Science section of the New York Times, he's also covered issues related to cyber-security since 1979

John Markoff on KCRW

John F. Kennedy's Race to the Moon led to a multi-billion-dollar industry.  Mapping the Human Genome  returned $140 for every $1 invested.

Can We Map the Brain?

John F. Kennedy's Race to the Moon led to a multi-billion-dollar industry. Mapping the Human Genome returned $140 for every $1 invested.

from To the Point

Lockheed Martin ,  Sony  and the  Public Broadcasting Service  are among the latest targets of computer hackers, but the biggest concern is attacks on security firms that are supposed…

Cyber Attacks Hit PBS, Sony and Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin , Sony and the Public Broadcasting Service are among the latest targets of computer hackers, but the biggest concern is attacks on security firms that are supposed…

from To the Point

The US and Israel now say Iran is not as far along in developing nuclear technology as they thought just a few months ago.

Iran, Stuxnet and International Diplomacy

The US and Israel now say Iran is not as far along in developing nuclear technology as they thought just a few months ago.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In recent years, nonprofit workers and advocates have been trying to change how we describe unhoused people.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has turned in his report. What next?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

We don’t have the Mueller report yet, but we do have the Attorney General’s letter about the Mueller report.

from Left, Right & Center

Also in the show: President Trump’s first veto in defense of his border wall, Boeing, and college admissions scandal

from Left, Right & Center

Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.

from Scheer Intelligence