Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Science News for 2005

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from the PBS News Hour, entitled "Stem Cells, Pandemic Dominate 2005 Science News". Correspondent Jeffrey Brown reported this segment, in which he interviewed John Rennie, editor of Scientific American, and Andrew Revkin, science writer for the NY Times. This podcast was posted to the web on 2 January 2006 at:


The show notes for this podcast included:

"The continued scandal surrounding South Korean stem cell research coupled with the global warming conference in Montreal and the threat of a Bird Flu pandemic headlined a busy 2005 year of science news."

The entire transcript for this segment is on the web at:


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