The Body Politic: The Battle Over Science in America

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Hour Two

“Just as the twentieth century was the age of physics, the twenty-first is the age of biology,” says our guest, visiting University of Pennsylvania bioethics professor, JONATHAN MORENO. The editor of Center for American Progress’ online magazine grounds his science in the cultural and historical contexts of controversial issues like stem cell research, end-of-life decisions and fertility treatments. His new book is “The Body Politic: The Battle Over Science in America.”

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