DNA http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Military Contracts http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-military-contracts <p>Host Ben Kieffer <span class="userContent">covers a number of topics in a roundup of the week's news including a conversation with Iowa Public Radio's </span>Cedar Rapids reporter <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/people/durrie-bouscaren">Durrie Bouscaren</a> on how <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/impact-military-spending-cuts-uneven-among-iowas-defense-companies">Iowa military</a> <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wars-end-iowa-defense-contractors-seek-new-markets">contractors have</a> <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/decline-contracting-means-new-roles-service-me Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:01:16 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 33161 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Military Contracts The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks http://iowapublicradio.org/post/immortal-life-henrietta-lacks <p>When Henrietta Lacks died in 1951, her family had no idea that her cells would live on indefinitely&hellip;multiplying to the extent that laid together, they could wrap around the Earth at least 3 times. Today on River To River - the immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Lacks&rsquo; grandson about Henrietta&#39;s legacy. Her grandson, David Lacks Jr., will speak tonight in Iowa City as <a href="http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/lacks-family-to-visit-iowa-city-for-book-festival-event/" target="_blank">part of the Iowa City Book Festival</a>.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:00:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 30414 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks 2012-2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term Wrap-up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2012-2013-us-supreme-court-term-wrap <p>The <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">U.S. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:37:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 23394 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2012-2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term Wrap-up