Democracy Now

Explorations – March 2, 2004

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Science Distorted by Bush Administration: Guest Dr. Kurt Gottfried, Professor of Physics at Cornell University and member of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Also: Scientists announce they have isolated the protein which gives monkeys immunity to HIV, can humans use this?; In January astronomers tracked an astroid that seemed to be headed for earth; New study shows 20-40% of people with Sickle Cell Anemia are susceptible to Sudden Death Syndrome; Scientists isolate gene that causes Bladder Cancer; Scientist find that it’s much easier for genetically modified plant genes to spread into the larger gene pool;