Cool Science Radio December 21, 2017
John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Andrew Shtulman about how intuitive theories about science are often incorrect. Then they talk about an award-winning project, BioEyes, from the University of Utah. This project brings science to second graders at McPolin Elementary in the form of single-celled organisms that grow into the beating hearts of Zebra fish larvae, this happens all within one week of school. Can genetic engineering save the Galapagos Islands? Final guest on today's show Steve Hall of Scientific American join John and Lynn to explore this topic.