David Casarett, M.D., is a physician, researcher, and tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. His studies have included more than ten thousand patients and have resulted in more than one hundred articles and book chapters, published in leading medical journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association and The New England Journal of Medicine. His many awards include the prestigious U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
In the first half, Professor of medicine, Dr. David Casarett, discussed his exploration of the cutting edge of resuscitation, and just how far science has come. Writing from the perspective of a hospice doctor, he explored the latest technologies in suspended animation, cryonics, and what the future holds for the field of resuscitation. In the latter half, Professor of genetics Steve Jones talked about how tales from the Bible hold up to modern science. While not really an approximation of the Big Bang theory, the book of Genesis is actually quite a sophisticated account of how things might have come about, in its description of unfolding events, he commented. ... More »Host: George Noory