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Fair Game - Episode 20071031 - Segment 1

Spider researcher Cheryl Hayashi, who recently won a MacArthur fellowship for her work on spider silk, will tell us how our soldiers might be wearing spiderwebs in their next war.

Global Politics

Puerto Rico primary

Fair Game news analyst Ritch Duncan examines what impact the Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico could have on the Presidential nomination.

Development & Education

Home schooling

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Jill Tucker talks about the recent California state appeals court ruling which declared that homeschooling by parents without teaching credentials is illegal.

Science, Tech & Environment

Disappearing salmon

Faith talks to Peter Moyle, a professor of fish biology and conservation at UC Davis, about the sudden collapse of the wild Chinook salmon population in northern California.

Arts, Culture & Media

Grilled cheese

Tim Walker, founder of the First Sixth Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational, and Evan George, one of the winners of this year's competition, explain what it takes to participate in a grilled cheese showdown.