Podcasts

You Contaminated My Planet!

Scientists are worried that we could contaminate other planets or bring back something to contaminate our own. How real is the risk and what can be done to prevent it?

Off to the Drone Races

Drone racing is catching serious attention. Could this become a major sport in the future? And what about other non-traditional, futuristic sports?

DNA Tech

Now that we know all about DNA, let's talk about how we can use it in technology. From diodes to computer storage, we explore the uses of DNA.

Meeting Mr. DNA

What is DNA and where did it come from? We'll take a look at what we know about the building blocks for life as we know it.

Your Body as a Computer Interface

Could the future of electronics be the human body? We explore efforts to turn your body into a technological interface.

The Water Acidification Problem

What causes water acidification? Why should we be concerned? And how might we fix the problem?

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!

Building Materials of the Future: Bio Edition

What will the buildings of the future be made out of? Could you end up living in a house of blood? We explore the potential of biomaterials.

Borg Chef, Part II

Are robots poised to take over the kitchen? We look at the opportunities and challenges in the future of kitchen automation.