Rosina Bierbaum

Feb. 15, 2008

Federal Government and Science

In this hour, Ira and guests look at ways to strengthen science in the federal government -- including making sure the president gets sound science advice, ensuring that scientists can communicate their findings, and encouraging Congress to tackle tough s

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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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