Paul Offit

Science is great. Except when it gives us stuff like heroin and TNT. Paul Offit explains what we can all learn from science's mistakes.

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Science gave us penicillin, space travel, and computers. But, it also gave us TNT, guns, and heroin. Paul Offit tells us about when science goes wrong. Read more....

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