Let’s Talk About…Technology, Truth and the Public

Author and New York Times National Correspondent Amy Harmon will share her experience covering the intersection of science and society and the divide between public opinion and scientific data. Amy writes about the impact of science and technology on American life. Current topics of interest include math culture, GMOs, race and gender inequality in science, climate change, autism, gene drive, open science and longevity research. The conversation is moderated by Jim Carrington, Ph.D., Danforth Center President.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Let’s Talk About…Technology, Truth and the Public

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Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am