Episode 17-33 The Scientist Who Took the Lead Out of Everything

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Summary: On this week's Tech Nation, we'll hear from Dr. Herb Needleman, who measured the impact of very low levels of lead on children, and the result removed lead from household paint and put unleaded gasoline in our cars. Then, another scientist who wanted research to reach the people who needed it - Dr. Perry Nisen, CEO of Sanford Burnham Prebus Medical Discovery Institute. And Dr. Oliver Fetzer, CEO of Synthetic Genomics, enabling scientists to create unique DNA overnight in their own labs.