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"The film, which is set to premiere Thursday, February 26th, 2009 on CBC at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT), is a DNA detective story, full of twists, turns, and big surprises. Along the way, Stevens (who previously made the award-winning ...
Closer to Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future: Biology & Medicine (2000)
With Robert Lawrence Kuhn "Leading scientists and scholars explore new controversies about microbes, drug testing , and the volatile world of alternative medicine. In each episode: how does science advance and its ...
Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial (2007)
"In a tiny town of Dover in eastern Pennsylvania, in 2004, the local school board ordered science teachers to read to their high school biology students a statement that suggested there is an alternative to Darwin's theory ...
Test Tube Babies (2006)
"When the first human egg was fertilized in a lab in 1944, the news spread like wildfire; the press quickly adopted the term "test tube baby." But for decades after the early scientific advance there was little real progress; ...
Pellegrino Lecture - Osler Birthday Celebration (2008)
DVD of Dr. Edmund Pellegrino's lecture at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine's annual "Osler Birthday Celebration"
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe as brilliant mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. who was on the faculty of M.I.T.. On the brink of international acclaim, Nash began to manifest symptoms of parahoid schizophrenia and ...
Quick Brown Fox: An Alzheimer's Story (2004)
Ann Hedreeen's mother started showing symptoms of Alzheimer's at the barely-old age of 60. Though it began with small signs - forgetting what she was doing and losing her way home - the irreversible disease would change ...
Human Experimentation: From Tuskegee 1932 to Today (April 27, 2005)
Mary Starke Harper, Ph.D., R.N., was a student nurse during the federally-funded study of untreated syphilis among African American men in Tuskegee, Alabama. When she spoke about the history of human experimentation at the ...
Science, Religion & Ethics in 21st Century Biomedical Discoveries: Which Way Is Forward?
What is human? Can the promise of great scientific discoveries be reconciled with traditional notions of humanity and ethics? How can science, religion, and ethics be used to inform our decisions? What will an increasingly ...