Sense About Science’s Sile Lane and Tracy Brown took a trip to Rothamsted Research in Harpenden to discover more about the controversial genetically modified wheat experiment, which anti-GM activists have threatened to disrupt later this month. In this podcast scientists Toby Bruce and Huw Jones explain the research that they are doing and how the experiment is setup – as well as answer questions from people via Twitter and Facebook.
President Jesus (0:52) by Paul Day Exoplanets (10:06) by Kash Farooq & Dr Matt Burleigh Rodial (14:42) by Adam Cuerden Ask For Evidence (22:08) by James O’Malley (ft Sile Lane from Sense About Science) Chinese Censorship (29:50) by Nick Boorer NASA and Asteroids (37:24) by Drew Rae & David Couch Peter Atkins Interview (43:50) by Gavin Hubbard Comics Film (50:36) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Dave Kellett & Fred Schroeder) The sketch was by David Lovesy & Brian Two
This will be live from 6.30pm with the hustings beginning at 7pm. Please twitter your questions or comments to #libelreform or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Libel Reform Campaign is hosting the official “Free Speech Hustings” of the General Election 2010 in association with English PEN, Index on Censorship and Sense About Science. Speaking at the event will be Dominic Grieve from the Conservatives, Evan Harris from the Liberal Democrats and Michael Wills from the Labour Party who will go head to head over libel law reform and protecting our freedom of speech.
When the live broadcast begins, the square in the top right will be RED AND GLOWING – click this to listen.