HSCI experts discuss stem cell research on NPR's "Science Friday"

Fans of the National Public Radio (NPR) popular weekly science talk show “Science Friday,” were enlightened by an hour-long discussion about the current state of stem cell research by top experts in the field on April 27, 2007.

Broadcasting live from the Cambridge Science Festival, Science Friday host Ira Flatow spoke with HSCI Scientific Co-Director Douglas A. Melton, PhD, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor in the Natural Sciences; HSCI Executive Committee member George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, of Children’s Hospital Boston; and Michael Sandel, DPhil, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard and Director of HSCI’s Ethics and Public Policy Program. Rudolf Jaenisch, MD, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, also participated in the panel.

To download an audio file of the broadcast to your computer or portable player, go to the Science Friday website at www.sciencefriday.com.