David J. Brenner

Mar. 18, 2011

Update On Japan's Malfunctioning Nuclear Reactors

Nuclear experts discuss events at the Fukushima Daiichi facility.

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Nov. 19, 2010

Airport Scanners

Public outcry continues to build over use of advanced scanners in airport security screening. We'll talk about the system, how it works, and what you need to know about the technology.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Teacher Feature: Ethnobotanist Tom Carlson

\tScience Friday salutes a great science teacher. "Office hours are some of my favorite hours of the week," says Tom Carlson, a medical doctor, ethnobotanist, and instructor of 1700 students annually at the University of California, Berkeley. One of Carlson's former students, SciFri associate senior producer Christopher Intagliata, told us that Carlson's class was the reason he got into science (listen here).

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