Episode 19 – Bioethics with Jeffrey Kahn

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL19.mp3   Dr. Jeffrey Kahn is Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Kahn reminds us of the importance of ethics in science – from the classroom to public policy. Ethics Resources: Bioethics.net Kennedy Institute of Ethics High School Bioethics Curriculum Project Bioethics in the News (Google News) Molly Nash Case: The Nash Family: Breaking […]

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Episode 5 – Sir Alec Jeffries and DNA Fingerprinting

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/nstalol5.mp3   Professor Sir Alec Jeffries talks to us about the discovery of DNA fingerprinting, its uses/abuses and its impact on society. Preview from the Show: I’ve been called the father of DNA fingerprinting – I think grandfather is more appropriate. So basically the baby has grown up and spawned its own offspring – so I’m now granddad – and […]

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