The Best Of Our Knowledge #1278

Mar 19, 2015

Whenever you saw Alan Alda on the big screen or the small, he usually played a practical, well-spoken character who knows how to communicate to the audience.

Alan Alda
Credit University of Vermont

Now he is working to make sure that scientists around the worlds have those safe communication skills when getting their ideas across to the public. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge we’ll hear about the Alda Center for Scientific Communication…and find out where they are setting up shop.

Then it’s the story from Deutsche Welle's Generation Change series about a teacher who is improving his communication skills using stand-up comedy.

And we’ll go all TMZ with an academic minute about celebrity health news.