In part one of this two-part episode about the computerization of cars, Lauren and Joe are joined by CarStuff hosts Scott Benjamin and Ben Bowlin to discuss the Volkswagen emissions “defeat device” scandal.
Lauren and Jonathan explore three ways 3D printers could change medicine. From printing drugs to regenerating nerves, we explore what happens when doctors work with additive manufacturing.
The crypto-currency Bitcoin has weathered many storms lately. Is there a future for this digital currency or will it disappear in a puffs of 0s and 1s?
Now that someone has created 3D models of TSA master keys, TSA luggage locks are no longer secure. What is the future of locks?
What is the future of games? Which games have been "solved?" And are there any games humans will always be better at than computers?
How will climate change impact hurricane formation in the future? We explore the science behind some of the most powerful storms and how they may be getting worse in the future.
How do bacteria communicate with one another? And how could understanding that help us fight superbugs that have developed resistance to antibiotics?
How could a video camera pick up sound without a microphone? We look at the science of sound and how any object could become a mic.
If there are aliens out there, is there any way to know where we should be looking? The team talks about a mathematical model that might give us some direction.
The team talks about an experiment in the UK in which a robotic arm built, tested and redesigned other robots. Will machines take over the manufacturing world?