Science & Medicine

Episode 280: Leslie Vosshall

This neurogeneticist esteems Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won a Nobel Prize for her work on human growth factor. She experimented with eggs, and then she ate the eggs. Science during wartime. In hiding. In a basement lab. Great stories at KGB’s Red Room, produced with Lori Schwarz. Music from Leslie Goshko.

Person: Rita Levi-Montalcini
Place: Cortlandt & Walker Sts
Thing: Cuddles, a tarantula
Randy’s Thing: a rabbit