Science and the next president

Monday, October 06, 2008

The winner of November's presidential election will face profound science-based challenges and questions. Can we protect our citizens from emerging pandemics? How should we address issues of stem cell research, DNA testing, genetically modified crops, and food from cloned animals? The Takeaway talks to genetics and law expert Lori Andrews to find out what the next president needs to know about science.
Guest: Lori Andrews is an expert in genetics and law. She directs the Institute for Science, Law and Technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and is the author, most recently, of the novel "Immunity."

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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