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Day 6 - Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers?Sep 19, 2014 | 9:34Day 6 Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers? Audio
Day 6 Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers? Sep 19, 2014 | 9:34As the cases of Ebola continue to rise in West Africa, many people are asking: why is there still no licensed cure or vaccine? Brent talks with Matthew Todd, a chemist at the University of Sydney about the open-source pharma approach and how it could help.
Day 6 - Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISSSep 19, 2014 | 8:20Day 6 Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISS Audio
Day 6 Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISS Sep 19, 2014 | 8:20NASA has awarded multibillion dollar contracts to Boeing and SpaceX to build two new spacecraft. By 2017, it might not have to rely on Russia anymore to transport its astronauts to the ISS. Brent asks Chris Hadfield if US/Russia tensions could affect co-operation in space.
Day 6 - How Scots find humour in the referendum resultsSep 19, 2014 | 11:50Day 6 How Scots find humour in the referendum results Audio
Day 6 How Scots find humour in the referendum results Sep 19, 2014 | 11:50UK Prime Minister David Cameron says the debate over Scottish independence has been settled for a generation. But has it? Brent asks two pro-Independence comedians and one pro-unionist comedian: Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish and Andy Todd.
Day 6 - Should we pay hostage ransom to terrorists?Sep 19, 2014 | 17:48Day 6 Should we pay hostage ransom to terrorists? Audio
Day 6 Should we pay hostage ransom to terrorists? Sep 19, 2014 | 17:48As ISIS releases another hostage video, we ask: should governments pay ransom to terrorist groups? Day 6 hears from New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi, former hostage Sarah Shroud and former Liberal MP Dan McTeague.
Day 6 - Riffed from the HeadlinesSep 19, 2014 | 1:06Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines Sep 19, 2014 | 1:06Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca
Day 6 - Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and moreSep 19, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and more Sep 19, 2014 | 54:00Scottish comedians on the meaning of "No" | Should the West pay ransom for hostages? | Chris Hadfield on US-Russian tensions in space | Could Open Pharma save lives?
Day 6 - Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and moreSep 19, 2014 | 0:00Day 6 Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 200: Scotland's Morning After, Paying Ransom to ISIS, Chris Hadfield on Cold War in Space and more Sep 19, 2014 | 0:00Scottish comedians on the meaning of "No" | Should the West pay ransom for hostages? | Chris Hadfield on US-Russian tensions in space | Could Open Pharma save lives?
Day 6 - Should I Eat It? David Sax on whether you should try these three food trendsSep 12, 2014 | 8:34Day 6 Should I Eat It? David Sax on whether you should try these three food trends Audio
Day 6 Should I Eat It? David Sax on whether you should try these three food trends Sep 12, 2014 | 8:34Should I Eat It?" is the culinary version of our regular book review "Should I Read It?". David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes But We're Fed Up With Fondue" talks hipster Chinese food,"fin to tail" fish dining and hot honey.
Day 6 - Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all alongSep 12, 2014 | 8:29Day 6 Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all along Audio
Day 6 Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all along Sep 12, 2014 | 8:29The discovery of the Franklin expedition ship in the arctic has been hailed as a validation of Inuit oral history. But what exactly did that oral history say? Brent asks David Woodman, author of Unravelling the Franklin Mystery: Inuit Testimony.
Day 6 - Has Trump's brand gone bust?Sep 12, 2014 | 8:47Day 6 Has Trump's brand gone bust? Audio
Day 6 Has Trump's brand gone bust? Sep 12, 2014 | 8:47Donald Trump is distancing himself from the Atlantic City casinos that bear his name, after news that Trump Entertainment Resorts is filing for bankruptcy. Is Trump's brand going bust too? Brent asks business reporter William D. Cohan.
Day 6 - The Face of an Angel: Michael Winterbottom on media and murderSep 12, 2014 | 9:54Day 6 The Face of an Angel: Michael Winterbottom on media and murder Audio
Day 6 The Face of an Angel: Michael Winterbottom on media and murder Sep 12, 2014 | 9:54Lawyers for convicted killer Amanda Knox are threatening to take legal action against the producers of a new movie about the case, fearing it could have a negative impact on appeals. Brent talks to Michael Winterbottom, director of The Face of an Angel.
Day 6 - Female NFL fans and the moral compromise of watching pro footballSep 12, 2014 | 12:50Day 6 Female NFL fans and the moral compromise of watching pro football Audio
Day 6 Female NFL fans and the moral compromise of watching pro football Sep 12, 2014 | 12:50As the NFL comes under fire for its handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case, Brent talks to three female fans - Lisa Schare Johnson, Beejoli Shah and Diana Moscovitz - about whether they'll continue to watch pro football.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/14Sep 12, 2014 | 1:11Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/14 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/14 Sep 12, 2014 | 1:11Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca
Day 6 - Episode 199: Women Mull NFL Boycott, What the Inuit Knew About Franklin, Michael Winterbottom and moreSep 12, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 199: Women Mull NFL Boycott, What the Inuit Knew About Franklin, Michael Winterbottom and more Audio
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Day 6 - Alternate histories: How the past is taught to Israelis and PalestiniansSep 5, 2014 | 10:12Day 6 Alternate histories: How the past is taught to Israelis and Palestinians Audio
Day 6 Alternate histories: How the past is taught to Israelis and Palestinians Sep 5, 2014 | 10:12In the wake of Israeli expropriation of West Bank land this weekend, Day 6 talks to Tamara Erde whose film This Is My Land premiers at TIFF on Sunday and documents how history is taught at Israeli and Palestinian schools.

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