Welcome everyone to Episode 77 of The Stem Cell Podcast. With the election right around the corner we wanted to take a departure from the “norm” and discuss how the election might impact science and science policy. As always go to stemcellpodcast.com for all of our episodes and to sign up for the newsletter.
The Science Round Up
We begin with the world famous Science Round Up and discuss the latest science/stem cell news including:
- A tomato gene that makes it cold tolerant.
- Climate change and the candidates.
- Ad carrying drones.
- Mouse eggs from stem cells.
- Stem cells from broken hearts.
- CRISPR corrects sickle cell causing gene.
The interview with Michael Halpern
For the interview portion of the show, sponsored by STEMCELL Technologies, we bring on Michael Halpern, deputy director for the Center of Science and Democracy to discuss the election and science. After this we close the show with a signature SCP rant. Enjoy! [Read more…]