President Obama calls for scientific integrity President Barack Obama has removed the ban on embryonic stem cell research and calls for scientific progress in America. Midday discusses the ethical issues intertwined with this new policy.11:00 a.m.
Susan Wolf: Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. Professor of medicine in the University's medical school. Founding chair of the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences. Faculty member in the University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics.
Living with Alzheimer's disease There are around 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, the debilitating illness that first robs people of their short-term memories and ultimately leads to dementia and death. A Minnesota Public Radio documentary looks at efforts to treat Alzheimer's and what it's like to live with the disease.12:00 p.m.