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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything. Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything
 
The Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center at NC State University hosts a weekly speakers colloquium, plus periodic public lectures. Topics include agricultural biotechnology, synthetic biology (SynBio), DIYbio, gene editing, gene drives, governance & responsible innovation, public engagement, sci-art, and integrated pest management, to name a few. Learn more at go.ncsu.edu/ges.
 
Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic and author who founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organisation which offers yoga programs around the world. Through his Inner Engineering program, Sadhguru shows us why raising human consciousness is vital to our survival. In this age of high-powered technology easily available to almost everyone, the one thing humanity is still missing is Inclusive Consciousness.
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
 
Biology is breaking out of the lab and clinic—and into our daily lives. Our new ability to engineer biology is transforming not just science, research, and healthcare, but how we produce our food, the materials we use, how we manufacture, and much, much more. From the latest scientific advances to the biggest trends, this show explores all the ways biology is today where the computing revolution was 50 years ago: on the precipice of revolutionizing our world in ways we are only just beginnin ...
 
What if we had a world we could be proud of? We're saving humanity, one show at a time – because humans are definitely worth saving. This show is an innovation lab, where we figure out solutions to the big existential threats facing the human race – with a big focus on improving global cooperation. And we do it joyfully, because it helps to keep our spirits up. This show is aimed at a global audience. Experts and regular people will find this show useful and interesting. Topics include: clim ...
 
An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, genetic engineering, the aging process, the future of medicine, the human body shop, artificial intelligence, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction. Hosted by Michio Kaku.
 
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GEN Sounds of Science Podcast

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GEN Sounds of Science Podcast

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) has retained its position as the premier biotech publication since its launch in 1981. GEN publishes a print edition monthly and has additional exclusive editorial content online, including news and analysis as well as webinars, videos, and polls. GEN's unique news and technology focus covers the entire bioproduct life cycle, including drug discovery, early-stage R&D, applied research (e.g., omics, biomarkers, and diagnostics), bioprocessing, an ...
 
GMO Watch, hosted by Emily Journey, explores common questions about food and GMOs. Questions like “Why do I eat organic?”, “Are GMOs bad for you?” or “Do certain food brands have GMOs in them?” Her guests break down the science and trivia behind food so you can come to your own conclusions about what you want to eat. Join in the discussion with Emily Journey at https://gmowatch.com/.
 
The FUTURES Podcast explores the multitude of possible tomorrows. Meet the scientists, technologists, artists and philosophers working to imagine the sorts of developments that might dramatically alter what it means to be human. Hosted by Luke Robert Mason.
 
Utopia or dystopia? It’s up to us.In the 21st century, powerful technologies have been appearing at a breathtaking pace—related to the internet, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and more. They have amazing potential upsides, but we can’t ignore the serious risks that come with them.Brave New Planet is a podcast that delves deep into the most exciting and challenging scientific frontiers, helping us understand them and grapple with their implications. Dr. Eric Lander, president a ...
 
What is a microbe and what have they ever done for us? From Black Death to Cholera, and Syphilis to Typhoid, microbes have been responsible for some of the world’s most devastating diseases. But they have also provided the human race with the technological advances of genetic engineering and nitrogen fixation, the vision of life on Mars, the life-saving properties of antibiotics and food preservation, along with the wonderful taste of beer. Using expert commentary, animation and stylised vis ...
 
Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson is a weekly 30-minute talk-radio program focused on culture, politics and relationships, hosted by dynamic and popular radio personality, Stephanie Robinson. Each week, Stephanie takes on a hot and timely topic to engage her listeners in provocative and action-focused conversations. Robinson’s Roundtable with featured contributors, town hall-style exchanges, Fresh Copy News segments, and piercing analysis all make for lively discussion and debate. Roundtabl ...
 
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Rare with Flair

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Rare with Flair

Casey Greer & Cassandra Mendez

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Casey + Cassandra are a pair of best friends with the same rare disease. Their goal is simple: sharing their lives to showcase the beauty and normalcy in disability, while having fun together. They’ll also touch on accessibility, friendships, style, and everything in between as they live their best, rare, lives! For show notes, go to rarewithflair.com/podcasts
 
LID Radio focuses on current trends and features conversations with some of the brightest minds, top experts and influencers in the area of business, entrepreneurship, smart thinking and personal development. It is the podcast of choice for those seeking practical advice, smart solutions and information to achieve success in their professional and personal lives.
 
Mendelspod was founded in 2011 by Theral Timpson and Ayanna Monteverdi to advance life science research, connecting people and ideas. Influenced by the thinking tools developed by Eli Goldgratt, the founders bring a unique approach to media in the life sciences. With help from our advisors around the industry, Mendelspod goes beyond quick sound bites to create a space for probing conversations and deep insight into the topics and trends which shape the industry's future and therefore our fut ...
 
Bite-sized clips with TED level top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the trends, technologies and societal norms for a better world. Main Podcast: https://disruptors.fm/itunes If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming the future of all of ...
 
Profane, insane, and 100% primo science, Petri Dish is a no-BS podcast that explores the wildest subjects in modern science with clarity and evil joy. Hosted by Sean Allen, a Nanoparticle/Immunology Researcher, and Nathan Allen, his "screenwriter" brother, Petri Dish fuses hard science with a freewheeling and madcap conversational style. Cannabinoids, Plague, Cats, the dreaded Candiru, and the even more dreaded Covid-19: all these and more are dissected with intellect and irreverence, droppi ...
 
GLOBAL IMPACT, hosted by Dr. Frederick R. Lester, Chief Executive Officer of GLOBAL AFFAIRS MEDIA, will address strategic issues impacting the global community. Thought leadership will be provided that will elevate listeners' awareness and understanding of complex global issues such as geopolitics of technology and resources, globalization & immigration policy, diplomacy & peace negotiations, global health crisis, political economy of the media, impact of technology on society, humanitariani ...
 
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Learning Machines 101

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Learning Machines 101

Richard M. Golden, Ph.D., M.S.E.E., B.S.E.E.

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Smart machines based upon the principles of artificial intelligence and machine learning are now prevalent in our everyday life. For example, artificially intelligent systems recognize our voices, sort our pictures, make purchasing suggestions, and can automatically fly planes and drive cars. In this podcast series, we examine such questions such as: How do these devices work? Where do they come from? And how can we make them even smarter and more human-like? These are the questions that wil ...
 
This award-winning series explores The Future of Everything. What can we expect of next week, next year, next century? What will we eat, drive, wear, live in, vote for, want to buy, and want to avoid? What mistakes of the past will we make again, and which ones have we learned from? From the next tick of the clock to the ultimate end of the universe, every subject is fair game. Composed of interviews and essays, it's hosted by the author and futurist Stephen Euin Cobb. Guests include: famous ...
 
The world is so much more than what we know, and only through understanding it better can we make informed decisions. This podcast aims to bring impactful, entertaining and insightful conversations from a global array of guests. Some famous, some you won’t have heard of. From famous explorers, to renowned scientists and just good people, all have a story to tell which we can take something from. Topics are wide ranging, with a backbone centred on conservation, including hunting, fishing, exp ...
 
Add one part news, one part bad jokes, one part Wikipedia research, one part cult references from spending too much time on the internet, one part Wodehouse quotes, and one part quality puns, and you get Simblified. A weekly podcast to help you appear smarter, to an audience that knows no less! Your four hosts - Chuck, Naren, Srikeit and Tony attempt to deconstruct topics with humour (conditions apply). Fans of the show have described it as "fun conversations with relatable folks", "irrevere ...
 
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One underappreciated fact about the explosion in genetic databases, like consumer sites that provide information about ancestry and health, is that they unlock valuable insights not only into an individual’s past and future, but also for that individual’s entire family. This raises serious concerns about privacy for people who have never submitted …
 
In our final episode in our series on HIV/AIDS, we discuss the cutting edge treatments and vaccines that are currently being tested! One of the treatments discussed even aims to be about as close to a 'cure' as is possible for HIV infection -- learn how they plan to do it! References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287108/ https://ww…
 
If you could give your children perfect pitch or a high I.Q., if you could pick their hair color or height, would you? Is this science fiction or the inevitability of technological progress? Listen as Dr. Timothy Furlan and AMI Fellows discuss genetic engineering and what this could mean for the future of the human race. To access the full course a…
 
On today’s episode: A great new way to grow a pancreas! The dark part of the moon is getting darker! And it’s all b/c of earthshine... And we look into methods of genetic engineering. All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: Engineers grow pancreatic "organoids" that mimic the real thing ARTICLE: Earth is Getting Dimmer THEME …
 
In this episode of the Far Out with Faust podcast, we’re talking space commercialization with economist and radio host of The Space Show, Dr. David Livingston. We start with the slow death of the space program: exploring what’s really behind our post-lunar landing apathy — and whether our fantastic (read that literally) economy may just spell the e…
 
It's the spooky season once again and this year on Petri Dish we explore the science and history of mummies! While ancient Egyptian mummies certainly have captivated the world, they aren't even close to the only culture that purposefully mummified the dead! Learn about other ancient mummies, and some much more modern ones as well, this week on Petr…
 
Comedian Robin Ince shares his thoughts on the fascinating role science plays in our everyday lives, how we can avoid becoming too dogmatic about our belief systems, and the incredible importance of being interested. Robin Ince is co-presenter of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show, The Infinite Monkey Cage. He has won the Time Out Outstanding Achie…
 
On today’s episode: For the third time EVER….we found a tardigrade fossil! New research shows that metaphoric language makes our brains light up! How can we make a map of our brains? And should we? All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: "Once-In-A-Generation" Tardigrade Fossil Discovery Reveals New Species in 16-Million-Year…
 
Mixed martial arts, that elegant sport on which contestants try their hardest to maim each other with their bare hands and legs, has gained immensely in popularity over the last decade or so. But what is it, really? How did it start? Why is it so popular? Is it even safe? Join your Simblified hosts as they ask these questions and more to Sidd Rao, …
 
The Ancient Neanderthal Traces Hidden In Your Genome Just how much of your genome is uniquely human? It turns out the number of genetic components in the human genome that trace back only to modern humans, and not to other human lineages or ancient ancestors, are surprisingly small. In a paper published recently in the journal Science Advances, res…
 
Biden’s Administration Preps For A Crucial Climate Conference This week, CDC advisers gave their support to approve COVID-19 vaccine boosters for those who received Moderna and J&J vaccines. The recommendations would follow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of “mixing and matching” booster shots from different vaccine developers…
 
Join Senior Fellow Deal Hudson and the Magnus Fellowship for a lively class discussion of Flannery O’Connor’s introduction to A Memoir of Mary Ann and her short story “A Late Encounter with the Enemy.” Behold the suffering, grotesque, and happy Saints. To join courses live and become a Fellow today, visit MagnusInstitute.org .…
 
This episode of the Far Out with Faust podcast uncovers the tale of investigative journalist and Vanishing of the Bees director @Maryam Henein , whose online health and wellness community honeycolony.com was targeted by “operation quack hack” — and part of Google’s systematic censorship exposed by whistleblower Zach Vorhies. Maryam details how a ne…
 
In this episode, I talk to George Bonanno about trauma and resiliency. We start off by discussing what people get wrong about trauma and how this led to the invention of the PTSD diagnosis. George defines what resilience is, how it’s different from growth, and its paradoxical correlation to individual differences. Finally, he elaborates on how the …
 
As the treatment of cancers has moved toward an increasing emphasis on the role the immune system can play in fighting tumors, a range of new ways to enlist and train the immune system have emerged. Candel Therapeutics is developing oncolytic viral immunotherapies, which it says combines anti-tumor activity while also stimulating the immune system.…
 
Genetic Engineering and Society Center GES Colloquium - Tuesdays 12-1PM (via Zoom) NC State University | http://go.ncsu.edu/ges-colloquiumGES Mediasite - See videos, full abstracts, speaker bios, and slides https://go.ncsu.edu/ges-mediasiteTwitter - https://twitter.com/GESCenterNCSU Precision agriculture to decarbonize our national energy needs Dr.…
 
hi hello hey, and what a special week we have for you! Yes, you read correctly: we were finally reunited after two and a half years! It was magical, and not just because we were at The Most Magical Place on Earth! Getting to hug again was so special, and we had to share our time with you all, while also touching on disability-related things about h…
 
Join John and Nicole for a conversation with Drs. John and Helen Freeh, AMI Senior Fellows and pioneers in liberal learning. We discuss the founding of Kateri College of the Liberal and Practical Arts (https://katericollege.org) and Helen’s course in the Magnus Fellowship on Tolkien and Friendship in Lord of the Rings.To become a Fellow today and j…
 
Carlo Bifulco joins us today. He’s an Italian who helped persuade one of America’s largest not-for-profit health systems that providing more genomic information to cancer patients early on was the right thing. With 52 hospitals, over 1,000 physician clinics, more than 120,000 caregivers serving communities across seven states—Alaska, California, Mo…
 
The Future of Everything with Russ Altman:E 163 | Kuang Xu: How to make (and keep) genetic data privateAn expert in genetic privacy says there’s a fine line between one’s right to know and another’s right to not know.One underappreciated fact about the explosion in genetic databases, like consumer sites that provide information about ancestry and h…
 
It's Episode #19 and this one's pretty special. Another Fishing Podcast host, Greg Underdahl talks with walleye fishing icon, Gary Parsons about his start in competitive angling and what he sees for the future of the sport. But that just scratches the surface here, folks. This is a masterclass from one of the most accomplished professional fisherme…
 
On today’s episode: NASA and SpaceX are smashing rockets into asteroids to DEFEND PLANET EARTH! A new app is effective in helping people deal with arachnophobia. It’s nobel prize time! Let’s talk about them winners! All that and more today on All Around Science. LINKS: ARTICLE: NASA to crash DART spacecraft into Dimorphos asteroid in hopes of chang…
 
We are facing several enormous risks to human civilization. These are global threats like climate change, destruction of nature, pandemics, nuclear weapons, wealth inequality and more – which no one country alone can solve. We need global systems to tackle these, but the United Nations is underfunded and lacks the necessary political support by the…
 
One of our own, Srikeit, is coming back to India after spending 2 years revolutionising the advertising landscape in Kuala Lumpur. The Simblified folks ask him about the differences between the two countries - workwise, cultural, infrastructure, and all that. The actual title of this episode is "Cultural differences between Malaysia and India for m…
 
On Long Island, A Tribal Nation Faces Growing Pressures The Hamptons on Long Island are known as a mansion-lined escape for wealthy New Yorkers. But the area is also home to the Native residents of the Shinnecock Tribal Nation. An estimated 1,500 Shinnecock members are left in the U.S., and about half live on the Nation’s territory on Long Island. …
 
More Boosters, For More People This week, an FDA advisory committee met to pore over data and debate the role of COVID vaccine boosters. And on Thursday, they voted to recommend Moderna boosters for older Americans, as well as people in certain at-risk groups. This recommendation came just a few weeks after the FDA authorized a Pfizer booster for s…
 
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