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The Future of Diabetes Part One

 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? See more »

The Anti-Aging Debate

 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. See more »

Never Grow Old

 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! See more »

Making Contact (Lenses) With the future

 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. See more »

The Future of Vaccines: Part Two

 The Future of Vaccines: Part Two

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

The Future of Vaccines: Part One

 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. See more »

3D Printing in Medicine

 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. See more »

Anti-Pathogen Architecture

 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. See more »

The Future of Pandemics

 The Future of Pandemics

How are science and technology helping us contain and prevent pandemics? We examine the strategies used to keep disease at bay. See more »

The Real Star Trek Tricorder

 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? See more »