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0730 Barb Campbell is an adventure racer. And she's good at it. Barb will take part in today's Giant's Rib Raid adventure race on the Niagara Escarpment near St. Catharines. She joined Mary Ito to talk about her passion for this extreme form of competition. Listen audio (runs 11:47) Learn more about today's Giant's Rib Raid race and other adventure races at the Don't Get Lost Adventure Running series website.

0800 Want to know how long you'll live? There's a new test that offers a medically-based prediction. Your Health columnist Dr. Mike Evans explained when he came by the Fresh Air studio to talk with Mary.
You can hear their conversation by going to Dr. Mike's column.

0830 Author Robert J. Sawyer has just published his latest book of science fiction. It's called Triggers. And it offers a world in which people can tap into each other's memories. Robert joined Mary to elaborate.
Listen audio (runs 11:25)
Triggers is published in Canada by Penguin.
Robert will appear at the Hamilton Public Library on Thursday, April 26 and
then in Ottawa at the Clock Tower Brew Pub on Wednesday, May 2.
All the details are on Robert's website.