A Look Back at the Science Stories of 2006

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/6696466/6696467" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

This year, science stories made headlines: Pluto was bumped from the planetary line-up. Google bought YouTube. Evidence grew for global warming. New York City declared war on trans fats and breast cancer rates dropped.

Guests:

John Rennie, editor-in-chief; Scientific American

K.C. Cole, visiting professor, journalism, University of Southern California

Barron H. Lerner, M.D., author of When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine; Angelica Berrie-Gold Foundation associate professor of medicine and public health; Columbia University Medical Center/Mailman School of Public Health

Adam Rogers, senior editor, Wired

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.