Another Life

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On this rebroadcast episode, we explore opportunities for another life in health, science and technology. What does it take for things — and people — to morph, change, or stage a comeback? In medicine, cell phone towers provide refrigeration power and extend the shelf life of vaccines. A beloved pet becomes home decor. And when a high-tech navigation system is vulnerable, a seemingly outdated system gets a second chance. Plus — dead bodies go into the compost pile and live again — as fertilizer.

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