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Tom Levenson & Emily Anthes: Animals and BioTech

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Tom Levenson - filmmaker and Prof of Science Writing at MIT - hosts Emily Anthes. They'll discuss animals and biotechnology.
 
In her just released  Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Emily explore's how genetic engineering, cloning, prosthetics, neural implants, and other technologies are shaping the future of the world's wild things. Along the way, she investigate more than a few strange critters, including a glow-in-the-dark cat, a bionic bulldog, and a remote-controlled cyborg beetle. Follow @emilyanthes @tomlevenson @sherryreson (Producer)
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http://emilyanthes.com/

http://inversesquare.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/on-fluorescent-fish-pet-prosthetics-roach-cyborgs-and-the-ethics-of-engineered-animals/

 

 

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