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Earth & Sky Podcast: James Baker

Hear more from James Baker on nanomedicines and the future of vacines


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James Baker is Director of the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences. Dr. Baker has over 25 years experience in basic biologic research, concentrating in immunology and host defense.

Earth & Sky spoke with James Baker about nanomedicines and the future of vaccines.

This special Clear Voices for Science podcast was produced in cooperation with ICAN Productions and the Fred Friendly Seminars, with funding from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Want to learn more about nanotechnology? Visit Earth & Sky's "All Things Nano."



Earth & Sky Podcast: Michael Roukes

Hear more from Michae Roukes on pratical biological and medical applications of nanotechnology.


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Michael Roukes of Caltech started as a physicist, but says he’s now dealing with less esoteric questions than before.

That’s because Roukes works in nanotechnology, whose future, he says, is in practical applications for biology and medicine.

Roukes is Professor of Physics, Applied Physics and Bioengineering at the California Institue of Technology. He was founding Director of Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Insitute from 2003-2005 and recently stepped down to return to full-time, collaborative nanoscience reserach.

This special Clear Voices for Science podcast was produced in cooperation with ICAN Productions and the Fred Friendly Seminars, with funding from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Want to learn more about nanotechnology? Visit Earth & Sky's "All Things Nano."



Earth & Sky Podcast: Rosalyn Berne

Hear more from Rosalyn Berne on ethical, cultural and societal implications of nanotechnology.


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Rosalyn Berne is an associate Professor in the Department of Science, Technology and Societyat the University of Virginia. Rosalyn Berne’s research focuses on the ethical, cultural, and societal implications of the emergence and convergence of nanotechnology, bio-technology, information technology and cognitive sciences.

Earth & Sky spoke with Rosalyn Berne about the ethical, cultural, and societal implications of nanotechnology.

This special Clear Voices for Science podcast was produced in cooperation with ICAN Productions and the Fred Friendly Seminars, with funding from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Want to learn more about nanotechnology? Visit Earth & Sky's "All Things Nano."

Earth & Sky Podcast: John Hockenberry

Hear more from John Hockenberry on the implications of nanotechnology in our society.


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John Hockenberry is a veteran journalist who has excelled in every facet of the profession, from broadcast radio to news magazine television to print as well as being a pioneer in online content. He is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the MIT Media Lab. Hockenberry is the host of the Fred Friendly: Power of Small series.

Earth & Sky spoke with John Hockenberry about the implications of creating devices with nanotechnology that can one day instantly monitor and treat disease using tiny machines inside one’s body. Hockenberry stresses the importance to increasing public knowledge about issues surrounding nanotechnology as the technology becomes increasingly prevelant in our society.

This special Clear Voices for Science podcast was produced in cooperation with ICAN Productions and the Fred Friendly Seminars, with funding from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Want to learn more about nanotechnology? Visit Earth & Sky's "All Things Nano."