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private-space-station-600x350 Private Space Stations

With the International Space Station orbiting on borrowed time, what's the future of space stations? Are private companies going to launch their own stations into orbit?

bone-city-600x350 Cities of Wood and Bone

We look again at the building materials of the future. Could timber replace concrete? And what about synthetic bone?

weather-forecasting-600x350 The Future of Weather Forecasts

Why does it take so much computing power to forecast the weather? And how could a weather study help one billion people?

biosimilar-drugs-600x350 Biosimilar Drugs

Biosimilar drugs have the potential to change the medical landscape. We talk about what biosimilar drugs are and their pros and cons.

gender-2-600x350 The Future of Gender, Part 2

Society's concepts of sex and gender are mutable. How have those concepts changed throughout history? Could future changes help alleviate social issues affecting us today? Raquel Willis joins the team to discuss the past, present and future of gender.

gender-1-600x350 The Future of Gender, Part 1

Society's concepts of sex and gender are mutable. How have those concepts changed throughout history? Could future changes help alleviate social issues affecting us today? Raquel Willis joins the team to discuss the past, present and future of gender.

endoscope-600x350 Edible Electronics

Making supercapacitors out of the same stuff you'd buy for a barbecue seems strange, but edible electronics could change the medical industry for the better. Tune in to learn how (and what they'll taste like).

tort-600x350 Gene Drives, GMO Pests, and Avoiding Extinction

A new genetic technology called a gene drive could help eradicate deadly pests, like invasive rats in the Galápagos or malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But exactly how hazardous could accidental consequences be?

pain-pills-600x350 The Future of Pain

Pain is both a physical and emotional experience, which makes it hard to treat. Today's therapies (like opioid drugs) come with dangerous side effects. How could new research change the ways we treat pain?

clock-second-600x350 Redefining the Second

A new type of clock might require a new definition of what a second is. Is time about to turn upside down?

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