Sniffing Out The Science Behind Sports Doping

Jul 20, 2012
Originally published on July 20, 2012 1:02 pm

How does blood doping boost performance in events like the Tour de France? Do anabolic steroids help the world's fastest man run faster? In his book, Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat , Chris Cooper discusses how these banned drugs work, or don't — and how they are detected.