Blood: A Social and Scientific History

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Red blood cells. (RomanenkoAlexey/Shutterstock)

Author Lawrence Hill's new book, “Blood: The Stuff of Life," examines the bodily fluid through its social and scientific history highlighting the power we ascribe to blood and our evolving understanding of it.

The book begins with a gory story of Hill seeing his own blood for the first time as a child.

Guests:

Lawrence Hill

Produced by:

Megan Quellhorst

Editors:

Gianna Palmer

Comments [1]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Vampires do not discriminate their victims by race and religion; everyone's blood works to nourish their dead souls. I guess Vampires are equal opportunity blood suckers.

Oct. 30 2013 03:49 PM

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