Nina Fedoroff

Feb. 25, 2011

Are Transgenic Weeds An Ecological Threat?

If a genetically engineered crop crosses with a wild relative, could a more robust weed result?

weed, plant, gmo, gene

Feb. 18, 2011

Can Science Be Used As A Diplomatic Tool?

Nina Fedoroff, former science adviser to Hillary Clinton, talks about her time in Washington.

aaas, policy, funding, government

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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