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WCAI's award-winning public affairs program. Every Monday The Point features Living Lab with Heather Goldstone, examining the stories behind science headlines. Tuesday through Thursday, Mindy Todd hosts a lively and informative discussion on critical issues for Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Coast. Every Friday is the News Roundup, as WCAI Senior Reporter Sean Corcoran speaks with news editors and reporters from around the region.
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This week on The Point
September 29: Game science (and Nobel Prizes)
From Angry Birds to Minecraft, video games are big business and major time sinks for millions of players. What if all that time and money resulted in knowledge that benefits humanity? We'll talk with a computer scientist who's created games that are helping solve some of the toughest problems in science. Plus, we'll hear from a data analyst who's predicted 35 Nobel prize winners in the past 12 years.
September 30:Behavioral Health
We discuss a collaborative approach to treating mental illness and substance abuse. Ron Holmes Executive Director NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands, Elyse DeGroot, Director of Community Relations for the Duffy Health Center and Diane Wolsieffer, ER Nurse with Cape Cod Health Care.
Later in the hour the intersection of music, art and ALS in the play 33 Variations.
Guests: David Kuehn, Executive Director Cotuit Center for the Arts, Susan Winslow, the actress portraying the musicologist with ALS and Tara Cronin, Marketing director with the ALS Family Foundation
October 1: Mary Malloy
Maritime Historian and author Mary Malloy discusses her Lizzie Manning Mystery trilogy, which is set in present day but takes readers on a journey thought historical periods, provides facts about historical figures and sheds light on the research process from the perspective of a historian.
October 2: Political Debate
Candidates for the 1st Barnstable State Rep seat Elisa Zawadkas (Dem) and Timothy Whelan (Rep)
October 3: News Roundup
Area Journalists discuss the top stories of the week.