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Science on the Brain!

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From genetic engineering to space exploration, sometimes struggling through scientific jargon can feel like a roadblock to understanding the world. Today we meet two people working to break down the barriers, Meiling May and Kevin Monk, co-presidents of Project Bridge at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The group trains scientists to communicate more clearly with the public and they host events, like tomorrow’s BrainFest, to engage young and old with science.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'