Fresh Air for Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In his new book, Dr. Kevin Fong explores how humans survive extremes of heat, cold, outer space and deep sea. "We're still exploring the human body and what medicine can do in the same way that the great explorers of the 20th century and every age before them explored the world," he says.
There's something tender and specific about the ways elders like Frank Wess shaped their notes.
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