Morning Edition for December 23, 2010
Dec 23, 2010 — Jet lag has been linked to a host of health ailments. According to a new study, when the normal sleep rhythms of lab hamsters were disrupted, the animals developed fewer brain cells.
Dec 23, 2010 — From the small city of Cumberland, Md., comes Cotton Jones, a husband and wife duo who make songs about their hometown. They released the album Tall Hours in the Glowstream in August.
Dec 23, 2010 — Beginning in January, fishermen in California, Washington and Oregon will become owners of a percentage of their catch. Just like shares in the stock market, shares of fish can be traded or sold. But several fishermen's groups say this "catch share" system could be easily manipulated.
Dec 23, 2010 — Whatever happened to good manners, cocktail hour or knowing how to darn a sock? Sally Singer, editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, selects three new books that celebrate nostalgia and looking back to more exquisite, more refined times.
Dec 23, 2010 — With all-American NASCAR now touting its use of ethanol blends in its race cars, the ethanol industry is taking the marketing pitch into overdrive in hopes of winning broad acceptance. The problem is, it's hard to figure out exactly what you're buying.