Two scientists discuss food safety and environmental concerns associated with transgenic salmon, and molecular biologist Leslie Leinwand discusses how studying python metabolism could help treat heart disease.
A study suggests primates are not the only mammals with empathy, a look at a space race in Asia, bedbug inbreeding, and two engineers giving the jump rope a spin.
Host: Marc Pelletier In this episode of Futures in Biotech, Dr. Celeste Nelson, from Princeton University, explores the fundamental mechanisms of organ morphogenesis. Guest: Dr. Celeste Nelson, Ph.D. . Guest Host: Andre Nantel, Ph.D. . We invite you to read, add to, and amend our...
Author Kate Ascher dissects the architecture and engineering of a modern skyscraper, and a new book looks at the life of the beautiful and brainy movie star Hedy Lamarr.
Next-generation antibiotics that target the bacterial DNA, Dr. Andrew Weil discusses antidepressant alternatives, video of how pigeons fly.
Peter Toh K. H., Senior Manager of Sales/Programme Department at Fongs Engineering & Manufacturing, explains the companys contract manufacturing capabilities. Additionally, he explains the re-engineering services that enable Fongs engineers to improve on customers products. The company...
The evolution of the American superhighway system, a 1000-pound pumpkin, An Anatomy of Addiction, and the origins of the stethoscope.
In this podcast we talk to IAR Systems CEO Stefan Skarin about Embedded Design Tools and the state of the design industry as it applies to microcontrollers, software tools, and standardization issues in the marketplace.
Tomorrow is World Toilet Day, so we look at the state of toilet technology. Plus, biotech firm Greon says it is getting out of the business of stem cell research.
Host: Marc Pelletier Dr. Elizabeth Winzeler describes her approaches to drug discovery in an effort to tackle Malaria. Guest: Dr. Elizabeth Winzeler, Ph.D. . We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. Also thanks to Phil...
Why a moon may not be necessary for life, a battle over solar panel taxes, detecting a genetic difference through observing empathy, and a look at balloon engineering for a major parade.
Tying to determing brain function by studying structure, dolphin communication and cognition, questioning the constancy of basic physical rules, and a video about moth flight.
Host: Marc Pelletier and Special Guest Host Dave Brodbeck, PhD How understanding our mind will shape our futures with Dr. Adam Gazzaley. Guest: Dr. Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D. . We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in...
Engineering mosquitoes to crash dengue mosquito populations, and a look back at the Antarctic expeditions of Scott and others.
Treatments for the winter blues, Walter Isaacson discusses his biography of the Apple leader, and a hunt for an elusive bird.