Animal Attraction/Gore Vidal

Animal Attraction: Researchers at Duke University have found that male monkeys will “pay” to see pictures of female monkeys. At North Carolina State University scientists have reproduced the chemical compound that attracts cockroaches to their mates. Host Melinda Penkava talks with researchers about the applications of their studies and the possible relevance to human sexuality. Guests include: Coby Schal, professor of entomology at NC State; and Michael Platt, professor of neurobiology at Duke University Medical Center. Listener Call-in. (56:00)

Gore Vidal: Host Melinda Penkava speaks with novelist and playwright Gore Vidal, whose play “On The March To The Sea” is being performed at Duke University. (17:30)

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