Kristi Kiick

Aug. 9: NPR Science Friday

Kiick to discuss medical applications for protein resilin on NPR's Science Friday

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9:09 a.m., Aug. 8, 2013--The University of Delaware’s Kristi Kiick will appear on the National Public Radio weekly science talk show Science Friday on Aug. 9.

Kiick, professor of materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering, will discuss her research on resilin, a rubber-like protein that occurs in nature and may have practical applications in medicine.

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Hosted by veteran science journalist Ira Flatow, Science Friday is broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time.

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