Alda helped form The Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. One of major thrusts of the center is to teach scientists to connect with their audiences by applying the training that made Alda a star on M*A*S*H and winner of five Emmy Awards.
The full article can be read here (it requires registration). See also the acknowledgement to Alda published by Nature, and the following video about an acting workshop held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, designed with help from Alan Alda:
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