NPR correspondent Richard Harris, Rio Theatre, Oct. 23

UC Santa Cruz presents NPR Correspondent Richard Harris (Biology, Crown '80) discussing his book, Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions

Introduction by Donna Mekis, past president, UC Santa Cruz Alumni Council
Richard Harris in conversation with Erika Check Hayden, director, UC Santa Cruz Science Communication Program

"American taxpayers spend $30 billion annually funding biomedical research. By some estimates, half of the results from these studies can't be replicated elsewhere -- the science is simply wrong. Science journalist Richard Harris reveals these urgent issues with vivid anecdotes, personal stories and interviews with the nation's top biomedical researchers."

Baytree Bookstore will provide books purchase and signing.

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00pm


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Location Details

Rio Theatre 1205 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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