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January 27, 2008

Broadcasting Notes from the Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - January 27, 2008

Health Big kidney-trafficking scheme busted in India
Bioengineered replacement organs can't come quickly enough

News Labor minister in Bahrain says Asian workers are "a danger worse than the atomic bomb or an Israeli attack"
Estimates there are 17 million foreign workers in the Gulf region, mostly from other parts of Asia

Science and Technology Reconstructing the Stasi's secret files
When East Germany fell apart, the Stasi tore many of their records to shreds -- often by hand. Computer imaging technology is allowing people to reconstruct those pieces of paper and figure out just what the secret police knew about them. Score one for technology.

The American Way How the iPhone overturned the old wireless industry
Says Wired: "Every manufacturer is racing to create a phone that consumers will love, instead of one that the carriers approve of." That's capitalism at work, hand-in-hand with technology.

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