Very likely will prove to be a very interesting discussion given recent news. June 1st 5-7pm.
This Molecular World: From Fake News to Infectious Disease
Fake news permeates all parts of society, but how can we combat fake science news? Joe Schwarcz tackles pseudoscience and celebrity science, which is more harmful than you can imagine. Can we go beyond treating the symptoms of disease? Molly Shoichet explains how we can stop and reverse disease progression with regenerative medicine. Are dwindling resources and environmental damage an inevitable consequence of modern living? Gilbert Walker shows us new fish farming technologies that are good for the fish and safe for the marine environment. How can we translate cutting-edge advances in healthcare to displaced populations? Aaron Wheeler describes a new model for bringing infectious disease diagnostics to low-resource settings. How can we take advantage of the internet for good? Sir Martyn Poliakoff tells us how he went from the Test tube to YouTube to engage millions of people around the world in discovery. Join us as we explore these questions and more at This Molecular World: From Fake News to Infectiou...
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