How could antibiotic misuse lead to catastrophic results? We look at the way antibiotics work and how mismanagement is a bad idea.
Why do machines have so much trouble understanding natural language? We look at how machines process information and the challenges of making natural language processing a reality.
Will robots and humans ever marry each other? We examine human-robot relationships and the ethical problems associated with them.
How is the world of nanotechnology different from the macro scale? We look at how nanotech could shape the future of everything from computing to medicine.
Will robots one day look after our children? What's the future of robotic servants and will we trust them with the care of kids?
Will your next dog be a purebred puppy, a mutt or a robot? We take a look at the history and future of robotic pets.
How would microgravity affect a baby's development in space? We look at what science has to say about it.
What risk does cosmic radiation pose to the future of humanity and space travel? Would it be safe to conceive a baby in space?
What's the purpose of HAARP, the mysterious facility in Alaska? We sort the truth from the fiction in this episode.
How are computer algorithms changing global finance? Machines make and lose fortunes in less time than it takes to blink your eyes. Is it a brave new financial world?