In this episode (on our podcast host and on iTunes), Dr. Bernd Heinrich — world-renowned biologist and world-class ultra-marathoner — joins Melanie and Michael for a discussion of nature, biology, education, the nature of science, his journey through life, and more.
Sorry the sound quality was not good sometimes; our Internet connection was sometimes not the best.
In this episode, we discuss:
-Dr. Heinrich’s background
-early influences on him
-how he got interested in biology
-some of the research he has done
-the human need to be in and be involved in nature
-the importance of biology
-how to get yourself or your children interested in biology
-problems with our current American culture and educational system
-how we can improve our culture and educational system