The following is (with a light mash-up) from the award winning A World of Possibilities website.
Open Source Science
The outbreak of potential pandemics has driven home the urgent need for more rapid responses to public health threats. In order to respond more effectively, we need to create a more open system for the exchange of vital health information. Medical and scientific research pioneers are laying the foundation for a global health commons to accelerate the pace and effectiveness of crucial discoveries.
Marty Tenenbaum, Chairman and Chief Scientist, CollabRx
Joint Interview with Gavin Yamey, Senior Editor PLoS Medicine, Public Library of Science
and Peter Jerram, Chief Executive Officer, Public Library of Science
(Click on a guest's name to listen to their full unedited interview.)
Host: Mark Sommer
Senior Producer: Gregg McVicar
Associate Producers: Naihma Deady, Matt Fidler
Production Engineer: Michael Schwartz
Remote Engineers: Scott Cutty, Craig Sherod
Music in this program: Open - "Afterglow" - Aaron Parks - Blue Note; "A United Earth I" - Alan Stivell and Youssou N'Dour - Putumayo World Music; "Weird Science" - Oingo Boingo - MCA; "Them Bones" - Eddie Kirk - Rhino Atlantic; "She Blinded Me With Science" - Thomas Dolby - Capitol.
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Duration: 55:00 minutes
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