Autism Clusters Is there a link between autism and parents' education levels? A new study from UC Davis' MIND Institute has found one. We'll talk about it with the report's senior author.
"Risky Living" How dangerous is your job? For some people, death could be just a moment away. The new book "Risky Living" is a series of interviews with dozens of people with dangerous occupatoins. The author is Tom Jones, a veteran political staffer in Sacramento. You'll meet him and hear about the book. This segment originally aired Dec. 1, 2009.
"Saltwater Buddha" "Saltwater Buddha" is a surfing memoir by a practicing Buddhist. It's about the connections between his favorite recreation and his spiritual path. The author of "Saltwater Buddha" is Jaimal Yogis. He was born and raised in Sacramento and lives now in San Francisco.
Nutritional Packets A sachet of peanut butter-like food supplement is helping reduce malnutrition in Africa. It's an international project led by a UC Davis nutrition professor. You'll hear about them.