Neanderthals en You Have Neanderthal Genes <p>For our weekly news buzz program, we get a review of the pending U.S. farm bill that is moving through Congress, how businesses are dealing with the Affordable Care Act, modern humans have a surprising amount of genes that come from Neanderthals, an important piece of art is returning to Iowa, a new &nbsp;smartphone app designed in Iowa with which users can hear and see how to pronounce certain foreign language sounds, and we hear from a couple mayors of towns on this year’s RAGBRAI route.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:06:27 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 35620 at You Have Neanderthal Genes How Humans Tolerate Cold Weather <p>Humans developed in warm climates, but eventually our ancestors made their way into colder and more inhospitable regions.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer talks with physiologist <a href="">Kevin Kregel</a> and anthropologist <a href="">Robert Franciscus</a> of the University of Iowa about how humans have acclimated to cold and challenging environments.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:51:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 32939 at How Humans Tolerate Cold Weather Franco-German Relations & Neanderthals <div>50 years ago the French and Germans signed the Élysée Treaty, which&nbsp; ended centuries of hostile rivalry between the two nations, ushering in a new era of cooperation and friendship.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Host Ben Kieffer discuss Franco-German relations in the 21st Century with French Ambassador to the United States <a href="" target="_blank">François M. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:22:03 +0000 Ben Kieffer 14637 at Franco-German Relations & Neanderthals