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Amphibian biologist Tyrone Hayes’s boyhood love of frogs turned into a career of adventure. Hear how he uncovered farming chemicals that give male frogs female reproductive capabilites, a discovery that has exposed cancer-causing agents .
Episode filmed live at the 2009 World Science Festival in New York CIty.The full Cool Jobs program from that year can be viewed online.
Tyrone Hayes is Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California at Berkeley. He transformed his childhood love of tadpoles, frogs and toads into a serious study of the connections between pesticides, amphibians, and the impact of molecular changes on the public health environment.Read More