May 18, 2001

John Murray, professor emeritus of Medicine at the University of California, talks with Todd about what happens at the intensive care unit (ICU) in today's hospitals. He talks about making quick, life-saving decisions, who is admitted to the ICU, and the process for treating the patients. His book is "Intensive Care: A Doctor's Journal". Philip Hobbs, "Footprints" project leader, talks with Todd about this technology which tracks customer movement in stores. He talks about how retailers will use the information to devise store layouts and create effective displays.

Shana Vogel, science writer, talks with Todd about diet trends. She talks about how our bodies are destined to be a certain body type, and why we shouldn't attempt to alter it. Her book is "The Skinny on Fat: Our Obsession with Weight Control".