President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
This week, the National Institutes of Health announces the completion of its 15-year effort to map and sequence the human genome. We’ll talk about what this achievement means for the future of medicine and science.
- Dr. Elias Zerhouni director of the National Institutes of Health
- Dr. Francis Collins director of the National Institutes of Health
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