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Science popularizer extraordinaire Ira Flatow (the host of NPR’s Science Friday) discussed awesome and controversial things science while promoting his new book on the Leonard Lopate show on WNYC December […]

January 2, 2008

Science popularizer extraordinaire Ira Flatow (the host of NPR’s Science Friday) discussed awesome and controversial things science while promoting his new book on the Leonard Lopate show on WNYC December 17. Check out the podcast here.

The two had an insightful and accessible conversation touching on many topics we’ve covered here on Scienceline. If you’re intrigued, check out some of our articles on:
dreams
addiction
alternative energy
nanotechnology in medicine
space exploration
carbon emissions and coral reefs
the stem cell debate

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Susannah F. Locke

Susannah Locke holds a B.S. from Haverford College, where she studied molecular biology and psychology and ran the college’s literary magazine. For two years following graduation she played with neurons as a research technician at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. After using almost every type of test tube on the market for every conceivable purpose, she removed her gloves to become a journalist and improve the public’s understanding of science.

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