Michael Specter

Michael Specter

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Episode Description: We dive into a myriad of topics ranging from the advancements in vaccine development to the revolutionary convergence of synthetic biology and AI. Michael Specter shares profound insights on the state of science, societal trust, and the transformative power of sustainability. They discuss technolog

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Adam Conover & Michael Specter 29 Mar 2023 • EN

Synthetic Biology with Michael Specter

What is synthetic biology and why is the “next Industrial Revolution”? Michael Specter joins Adam to discuss MRNA vaccines, stunning new developments in biotech, and why biology is more dangerous than nuclear weapons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com

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Leighann Lord + Jim Underdown & Michael Specter 26 May 2015 • EN

Michael Specter on the Gluten-Free Fad

This week on Point of Inquiry, Lindsay Beyerstein is joined by renowned journalist Michael Specter, a staff writer for The New Yorker, to talk about the subject of his award-winning story, “Against the Grain: Should You Go Gluten-Free?”  The trend of gluten-rejection is growing despite the fact that foregoing gluten ha

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Leighann Lord + Jim Underdown & Michael Specter 21 May 2010 • EN

Michael Specter - The Menace of Denialism

This week, we learned that J. Craig Venter has at long last created a synthetic organism—a simple life form constructed, for the first time, by man. Let the controversy begin—and if New Yorker staff writer Michael Specter is correct, the denial of science will be riding hard alongside it.   In his recent book Denialism

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