Up Close with Ira Flatow: The Magic of Science, April 2010

Award winning science correspondent and TV journalist Ira Flatow, the host of Science Friday on PRI (Public Radio International), is the guest on this episode of Conversations from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
As an anchor of the show Science Friday, Ira brings radio and Internet listeners a lively, informative discussion on science, technology, health, space and the environment.  He is the founder and president of the Science Friday Initiative, a non-profit company dedicated to creating radio, TV and Internet projects that make science a topic of discussion around the dinner table.
Ira brings his knowledge, and background, in science and technology to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center for an entertaining discussion, hosted by Dr. James W. Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis.

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

Up Close with Ira Flatow: The Magic of Science, April 2010

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