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The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz: The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz

The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz: The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz

FromScience Talk


The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz: The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz

FromScience Talk

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Length:
23 minutes
Released:
Jan 10, 2007
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

In this episode, author and journalist Carl Zimmer talks about his Scientific American article Evolved For Cancer?, which looks at how natural selection has led to what appears to be an inevitable tendency for human beings to develop the disease. Dmitry Vaintrob, winner of the 2006-07 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology for high school students, talks about his project in string topology. Plus we'll test your knowledge about some recent science in the news. Websites mentioned on this episode include www.sciam.com/podcast; www.carlzimmer.com; www.siemens-foundation.org
Released:
Jan 10, 2007
Format:
Podcast Episode