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Michael DeBakey/Green Chemistry

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Michael DeBakey/Green Chemistry

Michael DeBakey/Green Chemistry

Michael DeBakey/Green Chemistry

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World-renowned heart surgeon Michael DeBakey turned 95 this week. NPR's Ira Flatow talks with Dr. DeBakey about his life in medicine. Plus, a discussion about using environmentally-friendly chemicals to clean up contamination.

Guests:

Michael DeBakey, M.D.
* Distinguished Service Professor and Olga Keith Weiss Professor of Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
* Director, DeBakey Heart Center
* Chancellor Emeritus, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Terry Collins
* Director, Institute for Green Oxidation Chemistry * Thomas Lord Professor of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania