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Science News Roundup

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Science News Roundup

Science News Roundup

Science News Roundup

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Guests:

Michael Guillen

*Scientist and journalist
*Former science editor, ABC News

Terry Root

*Senior Fellow, Center for Environmental Science and Policy, Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

H. Eugene Stanley

*Director, Center for Polymer Studies Department of Physics, Boston University Boston, Mass.

The scientific community is skeptical of one company's announcement that it has created the first human clone. Join host Ira Flatow and the journalist who had agreed to oversee tests to confirm their claim. Plus, new studies provide what scientists are calling the best evidence yet of how global warming is affecting plants and animals; and, can physics principles explain what's happening in the stock market?