Curious Origins, Fatal Ends

April 4, 2013

[1]Hour 2:           How could a protein molecule with no genetic identity infect, multiply, and kill? This hour, we’ll examine the prion, which causes diseases like mad cow, Creutzfeld-Jakob, and others with science writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram [2], author of “Fatal Flaws: How a Misfolded Protein Baffled Scientists and Changed the Way We Look at the Brain” (Yale University Press, 2013).

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