American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Guest Host: Susan Page
A panel of experts discusses likely short-term risks and rewards inherent in the advances made possible by the mapping of the human genome.
- Dr. Robert Waterson director of the Genome Sequencing Center and head of the department of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine
- Andrew Kimbrell International Center for Technology Assessment
- Dr. William Hazeltine Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
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