Plugged into science

The National Academies offers a weekly series of podcasts "focusing on a wide range of critical issues in science, engineering, and medicine." Begun in early March 2007, the many podcast topics include:
  • None of Your Business: Privacy in the Information Age (Fri, 14 Sep 2007)
  • Critical Issues in Transportation (Fri, 31 Aug 2007)
  • Uninsured in America (Fri, 6 Jul 2007)
  • Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity: How Do We Measure Up? (Wed, 6 Jun 2007)
  • Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy (Fri, 23 Mar 2007)
  • Engaging Schools (Fri, 16 Mar 2007)
The shows are ten minutes in length and, like all podcasts, may be donwloaded and played on one's computer or loaded onto an MP3 player for playback on the go. The National Academies also provides a subscription link for automatic download.

The Sounds of Science Podcast - key findings and important recommendations made by The National Academies.

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