Alexander Heffner & Carl Zimmer , The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner

Discovering Genes

17 Nov 2018 • 27 min • EN
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On this week’s episode of The Open Mind, we consider the human genome, eugenics, the story of science with the author of “She Has Her Mother"s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity.” Carl Zimmer has authored 13 books about science and is the New York Times“Matter” columnist on which he explores the stuff of everything scientific discovery and inquiry.  Zimmer"s writing has earned a number of awards including the 2016 Stephen Jay Gould prize and a 2017 Online Journalism Award for his series of articles in which he explored his genome. A professor at Yale University, Zimmer is a familiar voice on programs like Radio Laband we welcome him here today. Thank you for joining us today. 

From "The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner"

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