Brain Cancer Gene/Air Quality Standards Update Two teams of scientists have found a gene that plays a role in the most lethal form of brain cancer. We'll talk about that discovery and what it might mean in this hour. We'll also talk about the E.P.A.'s proposed changes in air quality standards. Canada thinks they're too lenient. Legislators in Maryland, by contrast, have made it clear that they're not willing to meet the existing standards, let alone the proposed, more stringent, measures. Guests: Peter Steck Professor of Neuro-Oncology M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas Elizabeth Pennisi Staff Writer Science Washington, D.C. David Hawkins Air and Energy Program Director Natural Resources Defense Council Washington, D.C. Allan Krupnick Senior Fellow Resources for the Future Washington, D.C. Listeners call in
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Brain Cancer Gene/Air Quality Standards Update

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Brain Cancer Gene/Air Quality Standards Update

Brain Cancer Gene/Air Quality Standards Update

Brain Cancer Gene/Air Quality Standards Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Two teams of scientists have found a gene that plays a role in the most lethal form of brain cancer. We'll talk about that discovery and what it might mean in this hour. We'll also talk about the E.P.A.'s proposed changes in air quality standards. Canada thinks they're too lenient. Legislators in Maryland, by contrast, have made it clear that they're not willing to meet the existing standards, let alone the proposed, more stringent, measures. Guests: Peter Steck Professor of Neuro-Oncology M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas Elizabeth Pennisi Staff Writer Science Washington, D.C. David Hawkins Air and Energy Program Director Natural Resources Defense Council Washington, D.C. Allan Krupnick Senior Fellow Resources for the Future Washington, D.C. Listeners call in