Daily Archives: October 26, 2010

A large part of the American public has forgotten the gravity of the financial heart attack that hit the US in the autumn of 2008. The Republicans have convinced many voters that the intervention by the Democrats, not the catastrophe George W Bush bequeathed, explains the malaise. Does President Obama deserve blame? No and yes, says Martin Wolf.


In this week’s podcast: Clive Cookson joins us from Brussels to tell us about a European parliament hearing on research infrastructure. We then discuss the importance of university education in preparing our scientists of the future and Science Magazine reports on the environment and disease risks.

Presented by Andrew Jack with Clive Cookson in Brussels and Diana Garnham in the studio.

Produced by LJ Filotrani