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ESSL 290: Science & the Media (Milestone)

This guide is intended to support students within the Science & the Media Milestone class, but can be generally useful to any student interested in exploring how (and how fairly) science is covered by and in the media.

Background Sources

Streaming Videos on...Stem Cell Research

 

Biotechnology at Work: Stem Cell Research​


Stem Cell Research and Aging


Genetics, Stem Cells, and Society: An Interview with Alan Trounson


Extracting Stem Cells from Blood

Streaming Videos...on Nanotechnology

 

Nanoparticles and Mega-fears: Debating the Risks of Nanotechnology


Making Stuff Smaller: Making Stuff, with David Pogue


Tomorrow's World: A Horizon Special


Future Technology: How Does That Work?


Nanos on the Inside: The Promise of Nanomedicine


Breaking the Wall of Traditional Electronics: How Embracing Disorder in Nanotechnology May Lead to Quantum Machines

Streaming Videos on...GMOs

 

GMOs


The Seeds of a New Era


Genetically Modified Crops


Genetically Modified Plants


Genetically Modified Wheat


Application of Genetic Engineering to Food Production