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Nov. 06, 2009

Health Care and Values

Equality, justice, fairness -- in this segment, we'll talk with bioethics experts about the values Americans hold dear, and how those values influence out health care policy decisions.

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Oct. 10, 2008

Science Advice for Future Presidents

In this segment, Ira talks with Thomas Murray, head of the nonpartisan bioethics research institution The Hastings Center, about the role of science and technology in future presidential administrations, and about challenges involving bioethics facing the

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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