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Episode 004: The Science and Politics of Basic Biology

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Interviewer(s)

Art Woods, Marty Martin

Interviewee(s)

Carl Zimmer

Description

Is there a role for basic research in our society? Do scientists studying animals waste tax-payer money? How does learning about evolutionary biology benefit humans? Tune in to this episode to hear science journalist and writer Carl Zimmer talk about the importance of basic research and the future of biology.

Matt Blois provides a brief update on the Big Biology podcast series at the beginning of the short version.

Credit for this episode's image: C. Jew

Date Published

2018

Language

eng

Length of Episode

47 minutes, 34 seconds (full version); 15 minutes, 39 seconds (short version)

Digital File Format

audio/mp3

Document Type

Podcast

Episode 004: The Science and Politics of Basic Biology

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