Blood: the liquid that we are large sacks of. Join the podcast team for a look at the future of artificial blood, rejuvenating transfusions and more.
Ants can ruin a picnic, sure, but they might also inspire some of the most interesting materials technology and computer science of tomorrow. Your hosts take a look at these swarming, six-legged collective geniuses in this podcast.
When you put your thinking cap on in the future, will it be a literal hat that boosts your intelligence? We look at tech that promises to make you smarter.
Are there safe, effective ways to boost brain power? Will the humans of the future be popping smart pills and leaving us all in the intellectual dust?
Could an emerging technology eliminate the need for animal testing in pre-clinical trials? We examine the potential of the organ-on-a-chip.
The inventor of the laser turned 99 in 2014. We look at emerging, cutting-edge uses for one of the coolest types of tech out there.
How have art and technology worked together in the past? Should art always be low tech?
Do 3D printers have a place in art? We look at the process of creating a 3D printed object and whether artistry is involved.
NASA says the first humans to land on Mars are already walking around on Earth today. How does NASA propose we get there?
Should we bury nuclear waste? Recycle it? Shoot it into space? We talk about the pros and cons of various solutions.