The Role of Science for Society Part 1

What is the role of science for society? How do scientists relay their important findings to the public? How do lawmakers use science to craft legislative policy? Dr. Philip Johnson, Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Information and Computer Sciences of UH Mānoa, and Dr. Joe Mobley, Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene of UH Mānoa, and Dr. Helen Spafford, Associate Professor & Chair at the Department of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences of UH Mānoa, appear on Community Matters with Jay Fidell to discuss the role of science for society in part I of a two part series.