Health

The Future of Diabetes Part One

Will we ever find a cure for diabetes? Are there technologies that will help people manage diabetes more easily?

The Anti-Aging Debate

There's no scientific consensus on the causes of aging and that has led to some spirited debates. We explore the arguments and learn a little something about ourselves in the process.

Never Grow Old

Why face the ravages of time if you can stave off the effects of aging? We look at ways to cheat the clock!

Making Contact (Lenses) With the future

Could future contact lenses detect diseases, environmental hazards and give us augmented reality vision? We explore how companies are hoping to bring a new vision of the future to life.

The Future of Vaccines: Part Two

What vaccines are currently in development and what is the future of vaccines?

The Future of Vaccines: Part One

Where do vaccines come from and how do they work? In this episode, we explore the origin and mechanics of vaccination.

3D Printing in Medicine

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.

Anti-Pathogen Architecture

We all know that an airplane is really just a flying germ machine, right? And our office buildings can often seem like little more than disease incubators. The podcast team investigates how we can redesign our physical environments to prevent illnesses from spreading.

The Future of Pandemics

How are science and technology helping us contain pandemics? How might they help us prevent outbreaks entirely in the future? We examine the strategies used to keep disease at bay.

The Real Star Trek Tricorder

In Star Trek, the tricorder is an all-purpose sensor array that can diagnose a person in moments. Is a real tricorder part of our near future?