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Kerri Miller

St. Paul, Minn.
Host, MPR News with Kerri Miller — Minnesota Public Radio

Host of MPR News with Kerri Miller, weekdays 9-11AM. @onmprnews for conversations. Follow @thethreadmpr for all things books.

The expression levels of cellular prion protein affect copper isotopic shifts in the organs of mice — The metabolic processes involving copper, such as cellular assimilation, electron transfer and protein formation, can partition copper isotopes in the body amongst different organs and bodily fluids. Systematic changes in copper isotopic composition in the body may assist in identifying regions where copper metabol

No, seriously, read 'The Girls' — The much-hyped summer book by debut novelist Emma Cline is a deep psychological dive into the head of a teenage girl caught up in a Manson family-like cult.

Understanding coded language and dog whistle politics — The coded language politicians often used is sometimes referred to as "dog whistle" politics. MPR News host Kerri Miller talks with two experts about the use of such language and how it affects our thinking about candidates and the issues.

'Dreamland' paints a haunting picture of heroin in America — Sam Quinones's book takes readers from a small town in Mexico that sends its sons north to deal heroin, and to cities like Portland, Salt Lake, Columbus, and Minneapolis that seem to have an unquenchable thirst for it.

It's a dog read dog world — Winter storm The latest warnings and forecast Every week, The Thread recommends a book that offers a fresh perspective on the news. I was reading a Wall Street Journal article the other day about earpieces that will soon offer instant translation, when my gaze slid sideways and hooked on a headline that said: "Bravery on Four Legs."

The adult coloring book controversy continues — Adult coloring books have the publishing industry and listeners split: Is it a productive hobby? Or a sign of something else?

Adult coloring books? Put down the colored pencils

A book that will raise your blood pressure: 'Winner-Take-All Politics'

Kerri Miller's top reads of 2015

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Oct 22, 2016

Revelation! Woody Guthrie lived in an apt bldg owned by Fred Trump-- and wrote a song about how he despised the place.

Oct 22, 2016

Artifact of Cash&Kristofferson at the terrific Guthrie Ctr in Tulsa @rosannecash .

Oct 22, 2016

RT @Peino: @KerriMPR Sure, it's what guys go...I was sucker kicked in the nether region back in HS and I still am pissed about it. :)

Oct 22, 2016

I’m at my husband’s H.S.reunion & he just admitted that he’s still seething over a sucker punch that happened 37 YEARS AGO!! #Really???

Oct 21, 2016

First time in a long time I haven’t wanted a flight to end. Reading Love Warrior. Raw, honest, terrific!

Oct 21, 2016

RT @hawaiinokaoe: John Mohawk: “Culture is a learned means of survival in an environment.” @KerriMPR

Oct 21, 2016

RT @shannonkwatson: "Aspirational" is such a fantastic word to describe our American experience. @KerriMPR

Oct 20, 2016

A clinch to close a terrific #TalkingVolumes with Ann Patchett! Ann smelled good too....

Oct 20, 2016

Rosanne Cash on the humility of What It Means to be an American. Oh, and on Bob Dylan too! 

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