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Cybersecurity, and vaccinations

May 26, 2021—An IU cybersecurity expert looks at the zero-trust security model signed by President Joe Biden, and an IU researcher shares how allowing time off for employees might help more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine. View a text transcript of the audio.

Summer safety

May 24, 2021—Indiana University experts discuss water safety and skin care as the country gets ready for the unofficial start of summer, and an IU travel expert discusses travel safety now that the country is opening back up. View a text transcript of the audio.

Bipolar disorder, and political views

May 21, 2021—Researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine and others make promising discoveries about the biology behind bipolar disorder, and a survey by IU’s Center on Representative Government and Center on American Politics digs in to the public attitudes about political institutions and public affairs. View a text transcript of the audio.

Breakthrough cases, and charitable giving

May 19, 2021—An IU researcher discusses recent breakthrough cases of vaccinated people testing positive for COVID-19, and a study by IU’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found the generosity of affluent individuals continued during the pandemic. View a text transcript of the audio.

Vaccines, and Bill and Melinda Gates

May 17, 2021—IU health policy expert Ross Silverman says COVID-19 vaccination mandates for children are unlikely, and IUPUI’s Genevieve Shaker discusses the impact of Melinda and Bill Gates’ divorce on the philanthropic world. View a text transcript of the audio.

Home schooling, and Christian nationalism

May 14, 2021—Two Indiana University researchers find a desk and a quiet place to study is vital for students learning from home and IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead discusses the role Christian nationalism has played in the past year’s events. View a text transcript of the audio.

Overdose deaths, and drinking

May 12, 2021—Indiana University expert Robin Newhouse discusses the new guidelines around prescribing medication assisted treatment, and an IU study examines the impact of neighborhood and social networks on binge drinking. View a text transcript of the audio.


Obesity, and epilepsy

May 10, 2021—Scientists at the IU School of Medicine believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, and an IU study found relationship and sexual satisfaction are linked to better self-care for people with epilepsy. View a text transcript of the audio.

Cognitive dysfunction after chemo, and lead pipes

May 7, 2021—Indiana University researchers are studying cognitive dysfunction after chemotherapy, and environmental health researcher Gabriel Filippelli discusses President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan to target lead pipes that threaten public health. View a text transcript of the audio.

Vaccine mandates, and elections

May 5, 2021—IU Professor Kosali Simon discusses potential COVID-19 vaccine mandates by employers, and an IU elections expert explains why Trump is more likely to win in the GOP than to take his followers to a new third party. View a text transcript of the audio.

Vaccines, and food allergies

May 3, 2021—Dr. Aaron Carroll discusses what it means to declare the end of the pandemic, and in honor of Food Allergy Awareness Month, an IU expert provides tips for parents communicating about their child’s food allergies. View a text transcript of the audio.

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